The 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival Roundup

February 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival Roundup

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) took place from Feb. 12 to 20 at a number of locations in Vancouver. By Drew Copeland VIMFF has progressed from humble beginnings in the North Vancouver’s […]


The 2016 Youth Bouldering Nationals

February 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Youth Bouldering Nationals

The 2016 Youth Bouldering Nationals will be taking place at Boulderz in Ontario Feb. 13 to 15. Canada’s top youth boulderers will be travelling to Toronto this weekend for the biggest youth comp of […]


The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

February 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will be taking place from Feb. 12 to 20. Speakers will include Paul McSorley, Kevin Jorgeson, Lynn Hill, Rob Wood and many more. For info on the big […]


Tour de Bloc Results from Coyote Winter Classic

February 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc Results from Coyote Winter Classic

The Tour de Bloc made a stop at Coyote Rock in Ottawa on Feb. 6 for the Winter Classic. One of the most popular climbing events in Ottawa, the Winter Classic always brings the […]


Canada’s 2016 IFSC World Cups Cancelled

February 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Canada’s 2016 IFSC World Cups Cancelled

Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) made the announcement in the following press release. CEC is very disappointed to announce that we will not be hosting IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup events in Central Saanich, […]


Basecamp Podcast With Eric and Elise Sethna

February 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Rock | Comments Off on Basecamp Podcast With Eric and Elise Sethna

Eric and Elise Sethna are two of Canada’s most accomplished sibling climbers. From numerous CEC and Tour de Bloc wins to competing on the National Team, the Sethna’s have dominated many competitions. Raised in Canmore, […]


Results From Ontario Open National Series Comp

January 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Results From Ontario Open National Series Comp

On Jan. 30, the first Ontario Open National Series Event took place at True North Climbing in Toronto. Some of Ontario’s strongest comp climbers made the trip to True North for the first Provincial comp […]