Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The following photos are from the 2016 bouldering festival held at Frank Slide. The Tour de Frank celebrated its third year running and had a number of climbers make the trip for a fun […]


Paris 2016 World Championships Day Four: Sean McColl Heads to Lead Finals

September 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian photographer and climber Shane Murdoch brings us the following report from Paris. Watch Semis and Finals for Lead, Bouldering and Speed here. Scroll down for photos from day four. Day number four at […]


Quebec FestiRoc 2016 is This Weekend

September 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Quebec FestiRoc 2016 is This Weekend

The seventh annual FestiRoc festival will be from Sept. 16 to 18 at Parc de la Forêt Ouareau north of Montreal. There will be clinics, a Quebec climbing history presentation by Hugo Drouin and […]


Babsi Zangerl, Daila Ojeda and Colette McInerney Training Video

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Video | Comments Off on Babsi Zangerl, Daila Ojeda and Colette McInerney Training Video

In the spring of 2016, Black Diamond Athletes Babsi Zangerl, Daila Ojeda and Colette McInerney committed to a three-week training cycle to improve their climbing. This is their story.


Watch Reel Rock 11 Film Trailer and Canadian Screenings

September 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Reel Rock 11 Film Trailer and Canadian Screenings

Reel Rock 11 will be hitting the screens this fall. “Reel Rock cranks it up to 11 with our latest collection of electrifying climbing films showcasing the sport’s biggest stories and athletes. Featuring Ashima […]


Big Quebec Trad Climbing Festival in Charlevoix

September 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Big Quebec Trad Climbing Festival in Charlevoix

This weekend will be the Trad Pow Wow 2016 climbing festival in Charlevoix north of Quebec City. The four day event will combine hard climbing during the day with bon fire gatherings in the […]


Sean McColl Heading to Adidas Rockstars 2016

September 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Sean McColl Heading to Adidas Rockstars 2016

Some of the world’s top boulderers will be heading to the Adidas Rockstars Sept. 23 and 24. The event draws strong climbers to Stuttgart’s modern Porsche-Arena for the fifth year in a row. Around […]