Steve Swenson Giving Slideshow in Calgary for Streets to Peaks

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News | No Comments »

American alpinist Steve Swenson will be doing a slideshow in Calgary on Feb. 15 as a fundraiser for Streets to Peaks. All proceeds benefit Streets to Peaks to enrich and empower at-risk, aboriginal girls […]


Canadians Advanced to Semis at Korea Ice World Cup

January 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The 2017 Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Cheongsong, Korea this weekend for the tour’s third stop of the season. And for the third competition in a row, Noah Beek of B.C. […]


2017 IFSC World Climbing Camp at Boulders in B.C.

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on 2017 IFSC World Climbing Camp at Boulders in B.C.

The Boulders Climbing Gym is excited to announce it will be hosting the second International Federation of Sport Climbing’s World Climbing Camp on Jan. 6 to 8, 2017. Climbers will get to hang, learn […]


Watch Training Series by Climbing Coach Eric Hörst

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Training Series by Climbing Coach Eric Hörst

Eric Hörst helps focus your training in this four-part series on EpicTV. Hörst talks about endurance, stability, core, finger strength and power. Finger Strength: Campus Power: Core Strength: Campus Boards:


The 2016 American Alpine Club Awards

December 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2016 American Alpine Club Awards

The American Alpine Club will present five awards at their annual dinner on Feb. 25, 2017. “The evening will feature Conrad Anker’s reflections on his personal history, climbing and the Himalaya,” announced the club. […]


New VIMFF Grants for Canadians to Explore

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New VIMFF Grants for Canadians to Explore

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) has announced news about two new grants for Canadians going on adventures. The VIMFF Adventure Film Grant presented by Arc’teryx will award $5,000 to the selected recipient […]


Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish Celebrates One Year

December 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish Celebrates One Year

Drew Copeland of the West Coast visits Ground Up days before the Squamish climbing gym celebrates its one year anniversary to speak to owner and manager Lauren Watson. One year ago, Squamish got its […]