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 […]


Watch Setting and Projecting of Permanent Indoor Project

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Setting and Projecting of Permanent Indoor Project

At Klattercentret climbing gym in Stockholm, Sweden, a team of setters is making a permanent line called The Project. The point is for it to be a potential project for everyone. It will have […]


Metolius Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Metolius Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

Metolius, a leading manufacturer and designer of innovative climbing gear, has announced they will not attend Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City in opposition to Utah’s campaign to rescind Bears Ears National […]


Arc’teryx Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

February 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Arc’teryx Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

Last week, the company Patagonia announced they would boycott the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City. And now Arc’teryx posted the following statement on their bird blog: Arc’teryx is a company that has […]