Fundraiser for New Squamish Campground on Oct. 28

October 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Fundraiser for New Squamish Campground on Oct. 28

John Harvey of the Mamquam River Access Society has been working hard to see a new campground open in Squamish for visiting climbers. The much-needed camping area will be on three-hectares of land on […]


The 2016 Banff Mountain Book Festival Category Winners

October 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The 2016 Banff Mountain Book Festival Category Winners

The book finalists for the 2016 Banff Mountain Book Competition have been described as “irreverent,” “intoxicating” and “magical,” and were picked from a longlist of finalists to compete for the Grand Prize, announced on […]


Third Annual Squamish Golden Scrub Brush Awards

October 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Rock | Comments Off on Third Annual Squamish Golden Scrub Brush Awards

The Squamish Access Society is presenting the third Annual Golden Scrub Brush Awards on Fri. Nov. 18, 2016 at the Knotty Burl in Squamish. They are currently accepting nominations for this year’s potential Golden Scrub […]


Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

The following photos are from the 2016 bouldering festival held at Frank Slide. The Tour de Frank celebrated its third year running and had a number of climbers make the trip for a fun […]


Paris 2016 World Championships Day Four: Sean McColl Heads to Lead Finals

September 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Paris 2016 World Championships Day Four: Sean McColl Heads to Lead Finals

Canadian photographer and climber Shane Murdoch brings us the following report from Paris. Watch Semis and Finals for Lead, Bouldering and Speed here. Scroll down for photos from day four. Day number four at […]


Quebec FestiRoc 2016 is This Weekend

September 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Quebec FestiRoc 2016 is This Weekend

The seventh annual FestiRoc festival will be from Sept. 16 to 18 at Parc de la Forêt Ouareau north of Montreal. There will be clinics, a Quebec climbing history presentation by Hugo Drouin and […]


Babsi Zangerl, Daila Ojeda and Colette McInerney Training Video

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Video | Comments Off on Babsi Zangerl, Daila Ojeda and Colette McInerney Training Video

In the spring of 2016, Black Diamond Athletes Babsi Zangerl, Daila Ojeda and Colette McInerney committed to a three-week training cycle to improve their climbing. This is their story.