Nazis and the German Alpine Association History Captured in ‘Above the Reich’

May 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The German Alpine Association was the first major sporting group to exclude Jews in the 1930s and their feats became part of Hitler’s propaganda machine. In David Chaundy-Smart’s new book Above the Reich, the leading protagonist is […]


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

May 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

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: Canadians Qualify for Semis

May 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Three Canadians have advanced to Semis, see below for more. A record 191 climbers from 34 countries registered to compete in Innsbruck, Austria, for the fifth Bouldering World Cup of 2016. Located in the heart […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Highlights from India

May 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Highlights from India

The first IFSC World Cup in India took place from May 13 to 15. After the dust settled, Japan dominated taking four of the final top six positions. For a report and more visit […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: India’s First, Japan Crushes and Canada Makes Semis

May 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: India’s First, Japan Crushes and Canada Makes Semis

The first IFSC Bouder World Cup in India took place this past weekend in Mumbai. A number of Canadians travelled to the historic event where Shauna Coxsey was hoping to win her fourth straight […]


Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

Gripped editorial director’s David Chaundy-Smart has a new book by publisher Imaginary Mountain Surveyors called Above the Reich. The Canmore-based publishers focus on publishing mountain fiction and have a handful of great books available on their […]


Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax Celebrates First Anniversary

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax Celebrates First Anniversary

Seven Bays Bouldering invites the community to join in celebrating their first anniversary this upcoming weekend on Saturday May 14. “As thanks, we would like to give back to both the locals and our members […]