Canmore Climbing Festival Grows in 2017

July 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canmore Climbing Festival Grows in 2017

The Canmore Climbing Festival is heading into its third year on the heels of a successful 2016 event. Alex Megos and Tim Emmett put on a top show last August to a sold out […]


The Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow Moves to Denver

July 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow Moves to Denver

Emerald Expositions is the producer of Outdoor Retailer and has selected Denver for the site of all Outdoor Retailer tradeshows. This includes the Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and Outdoor […]


The Ontario Beaver Valley Climbing 2017 Fest

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on The Ontario Beaver Valley Climbing 2017 Fest

The 2017 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival will be taking place on July 14 at Rob Roy Dogsled Farm in Singhampton, Ontario. As they note, it’s “a celebration of the Ontario climbing community, Beaver Valley […]


Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

June 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

On June 11, the Bouldering World Cup made a stop in Vail, Colorado. It was the only World Cup in North America this year. It took place at the GoPro Mountain Games, a high […]


Austria to Host a Wicked 1980s Climbing Festival

May 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Austria to Host a Wicked 1980s Climbing Festival

Don’t forget your lycra for the 1980s-themed climbing festival will be called King of Kanzi and will be held in Kanzianiberg, Austria. During the first weekend of June, the festival will take place with […]


Five Major Lead and Speed Comps in Canada this Weekend

April 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Five Major Lead and Speed Comps in Canada this Weekend

The Lead and Speed comp season is well underway in Canada with five big competitions going down this weekend from Quebec to B.C. In Alberta, a local Lead comp will be held at the […]


John Hartman’s Paintings of Famous Canadian Climbers and Skiers

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on John Hartman’s Paintings of Famous Canadian Climbers and Skiers

Canadian artist John Hartman has been busy painting profiles of Canadian climbers and skiers, such as Barry Blanchard, Sharon Wood, Jim Elzinga and Kevin Doyle. Part of the collection is his exhibit called Across […]