Inside the West Coast’s Base5 Open Performance Team

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Inside the West Coast’s Base5 Open Performance Team

The open performance team at Climb Base5 is preparing for its second season, aiming to again provide high-level training opportunities for aspiring young adults. This past year, the eight-person team competed in all local events […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

The Vail World Cup is the only IFSC World Cup taking place in North America in 2016. It is part of the GoPro Mountain Games from June 9 to 12 that draws thousands of […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

June 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

The official start of summer is in two weeks, but Canada has been feeling the heat over the past week. With heat warnings across the country, most climbers have moved outside from the plastic […]


Sonnie Trotter’s 2016 Canadian Slide Show Tour

June 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Sonnie Trotter’s 2016 Canadian Slide Show Tour

Sonnie Trotter is one of North America’s leading climbers and he has announced a slide show tour that will visit eight Canadian towns and cities between June 6 and June 23. “I’ll be talking about […]


Jason Holowach and Alannah Yip Win Open at Difficulty Nationals

May 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Jason Holowach and Alannah Yip Win Open at Difficulty Nationals

The Canadian Difficulty Open and Youth Nationals took place at Elevation Place in Canmore on the weekend. With over 200 competitors, it was the first Alberta Nationals in years and the biggest gathering of […]


Join Pete Woods on Gripped’s Snapchat at Nationals in Canmore

May 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Join Pete Woods on Gripped’s Snapchat at Nationals in Canmore

It’s that time of year for the best Canadian Youth and Open climbers to travel to the Rockies for the National Difficulty competition. You will be able to follow MC Pete Woods on Gripped’s […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlights from Innsbruck

May 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlights from Innsbruck

Watch here the best moments of the Innsbruck Bouldering Finals. Canadian Sean McColl finished in third place on the podium. Full results here.