Will Gadd to Host Jeff Lowe Event in Canmore on March 23

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Will Gadd to Host Jeff Lowe Event in Canmore on March 23

Award winning documentary film, Metanoia, narrated by Jon Krakauer, will be playing in Canmore on March 23. Known around the world for his visionary first ascents, Jeff Lowe’s award-winning book Ice World, is the […]


IFSC Quebec Meeting and Olympic Format Announced

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC Quebec Meeting and Olympic Format Announced

Hosted by Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) and the Fédération Québécoise de Montagne et d’Escalade (FQME), this year’s meeting brought together about 100 delegates representing 44 National Federations to prepare for 2017 and discuss key […]


Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

March 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

On March 11, the IFSC Annual Plenary Assembly will be taking place in Quebec. The president of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), Mr. Marco Maria Scolaris, and its distinguished guest, Climbing Escalade […]


Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2017 Registration Open March 15

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2017 Registration Open March 15

The sixth annual Arc’teryx Alpine Academy will be taking place from June 29 to July 2 in Chamonix, France. “The event aims to create a space where beginners and experts alike can gain alpine […]


Fit Rocks is New Atlantic Gym in New Brunswick

March 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Fit Rocks is New Atlantic Gym in New Brunswick

Fit Rocks is a new climbing gym in New Brunswick and the self-claimed biggest facility in Atlantic Canada for climbing. On social media, Fit Rocks noted, “Yesterday was an amazing grand opening. We want […]


Umbrellas Popular at Successful Southern Ontario Ice Fest

February 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Umbrellas Popular at Successful Southern Ontario Ice Fest

The Ontario ice climbing festival took place on Feb. 25 and 26 and lots of keen climbers made the trip. The forecast called for rain and weather delivered a mix of everything. Many ice […]


Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

The 2017 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday night after nine days of films and presentations covering all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was busy this year […]