Alex Megos Coming to Canmore Climbing Festival in August

July 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Alex Megos is coming to Canada to climb and present. Megos is one of the world’s best climbers with a multiple 5.15 sends, including the first ascents of some of Frankenjura’s hardest routes. He […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Sean McColl Podiums in Briancon

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The third Lead World Cup of the season is taking place in Briancon, France, and Sean McColl finished Qualifiers in first place and went into Finals in second behind Domen Skofic. McColl finished in third […]


Arc’teryx Climbing Academy is a Success for Climbers

July 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy took place in Squamish between July 14 and 17. The event brought top climbers from around the world to teach clinics and give presentations to big crowds. It all started […]


Highlights from Women’s International Climbing Meet in the U.K.

July 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Highlights from Women’s International Climbing Meet in the U.K.

June 2016 saw 80 women from the U.K. and beyond come together in North Wales for a week of trad climbing at the Pinnacle Club/BMC Women’s International Climbing Meet. The event was a celebration […]


Peter Croft Rocks Squamish for Arc’teryx Academy

July 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Peter Croft Rocks Squamish for Arc’teryx Academy

Peter Croft is a legendary climber. From linking spires solo in the Bugaboos to free climbing hard routes in Squamish, his name is synonymous with hard Canadian climbing. On July 14, he opened the […]


Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

Sean McColl advanced to Finals at the IFSC Lead World Cup in Chamonix and said after Semis, “Well this first Lead World Cup of 2016 is already in my mind a success with my […]


Peter Croft Opens Arc’teryx Climbing Academy With Presentation

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Peter Croft Opens Arc’teryx Climbing Academy With Presentation

The event kicks off at the O’Siem Pavilion Park in downtown Squamish on Thursday evening July 14, with a screening of The Enchanting Triple, a climbing journey through the Stuart Range, followed by a […]