The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy will be held in Squamish from July 14 to 17 this summer. Once again, the popular climbing event expects to draw hundreds of climbing enthusiasts, mountain guides and professional athletes from around the […]


Nominations Open for Banff Mountain Summit of Excellence Award

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Nominations Open for Banff Mountain Summit of Excellence Award

Presented at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival since 1987, the annual Summit of Excellence Award has recognized an individual who has made a significant contribution to mountain life in the Canadian Rockies. The […]


Ontario Provincial Difficulty Comp 2016 Results

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Ontario Provincial Difficulty Comp 2016 Results

The third CEC provincial difficulty comp took place on April 23 and 24 at True North in Toronto. Two dozen male climbers took place in the Qualifications round, which led to 16 in the […]


Words With Tour de Bloc’s Luigi Montilla

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Words With Tour de Bloc’s Luigi Montilla

The Tour de Bloc (TdB) is Canada’s oldest bouldering comp circuit. The fine-tuned event recently wrapped up its 13th season at the Bloc Shop in Montreal where Lily Canavan and Julien Bourassa-Moreau took first […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Results from Kazo, Japan

April 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Results from Kazo, Japan

The second IFSC World Cup took place in Kazo, Japan on April 24 and a number of Canadians made the trip for the difficult comp. Sean McColl and Alannah Yip made it to Semis, […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Heading to Kazo, Japan

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Heading to Kazo, Japan

The second IFSC World Cup of 2016 will be taking place in Kazo, Japan, on April 23 and 24. With the close of a spectacular first round in Meiringen, Switzerland, the world’s best boulderers […]


Sean McColl Qualifies at Bouldering World Cup

April 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Sean McColl Qualifies at Bouldering World Cup

Sean McColl has qualified for Semi-finals at the bouldering World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland. McColl finished in fourth in his group. Full results here. Other Canadian Males who made the trip include Andre DeFelice […]