This Weekend is Ontario and Alberta Bouldering Championships

January 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on This Weekend is Ontario and Alberta Bouldering Championships

The Bouldering comp season has almost come to an end in Canada for the 2016/17 season. With the Quebec Bouldering Championships behind us, the Ontario and Quebec Championships will take place on Jan. 28 […]


The 2017 Quebec Provincial Bouldering Championships

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 Quebec Provincial Bouldering Championships

The 2017 Quebec Bouldering Championships took place at Centre d’escalade Vertical on Jan. 21 and 22. Below are top-six Qualifiers and Finals results. You can find all of the Finals information here. Open Qualifications […]


Canadians Finish Strong at Ouray Mixed Comp

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Finish Strong at Ouray Mixed Comp

It was in 2012 that Ontario’s Nathan Kutcher took the Ouray Mixed Comp by storm with a big win. Five years later and he has finished with a strong second place for the Men. […]


Noah Beek Makes Switzerland Ice World Cup Semis

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Noah Beek Makes Switzerland Ice World Cup Semis

For the fourth straight Ice World Cup, B.C. climber Noah Beek has advanced to Semis. Canadians Gord McArthur and Ineke Rhebergen did not advance at the Saas Fee stage in Switzerland. Beek finished in […]


The Once-Popular NoFootContest is Coming Back

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The Once-Popular NoFootContest is Coming Back

More than 10 years after it last took place, the famous NoFootContest of Strasbourg, France, is coming back. Yann Corby, the NoFootContest creator explains how it all started.


Watch Mid-Season Ice World Cup Highlights

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Mid-Season Ice World Cup Highlights

The UIAA Ice World Cup has travelled to half of its 2017 locations and below is a highlight reel of some of the big sends. Canadians have had a strong presence this year with […]


Canadian Force Climbing Holds Partners with IFSC

January 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Force Climbing Holds Partners with IFSC

The IFSC is very pleased to announce that the brand new Canadian climbing holds manufacturer Force Climbing will strengthen the pool of partners supporting the development of both the IFSC and climbing. Force Climbing […]