Alex Megos and Tim Emmett Entertain at Canmore Climbing Fest

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos and Tim Emmett Entertain at Canmore Climbing Fest

The Canmore Climbing Festival had a sold-out second show with nearly 300 climbers in the audience. The evening began with Sonnie Trotter giving a few words, which was followed by Becca Marrie and Andy […]


Canmore Climbing Fest: Five Reasons to Go

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canmore Climbing Fest: Five Reasons to Go

The Canmore Climbing Festival is heading into its second year running. Sonnie Trotter started the event, which is hoping to fill 250 seats at the Canmore high school this Fri. Aug. 12. Here are […]


Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Bouldering, Events, Events, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Ice, Mountain, News, Outdoor, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

The 2016 Outdoor Retailer was a gathering of climbers, brands and industry representatives. While there are many reasons to attend the event, the main one was to reveal what is new for 2017. The […]


Top Climbers Drop by Boulders B.C. Summer Camp

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Climbers Drop by Boulders B.C. Summer Camp

The Boulders Climbing Gym in Victoria is a world-class facility. During the summer, they host six camps that focus on technique development and overall training. This summer, top climbers Sean McColl, Libor Hroza, Kai […]


Help Fred Beckey Film 10 Years in the Making Reach the Screens

August 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Help Fred Beckey Film 10 Years in the Making Reach the Screens

The producers of the upcoming documentary Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey released a 10-minute extended trailer for the film during a sold-out Kickstarter launch party at The Mountaineers Program Center. Fred Beckey, the […]


The 2016 Reel Rock 11 Film Tour Includes Will Stanhope and Brette Harrington

August 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Reel Rock 11 Film Tour Includes Will Stanhope and Brette Harrington

It’s hard to believe film season is just around the corner. The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will be kicking off in just over two months and a number of the Reel Rock […]


Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch Win 2016 Psicocomp

August 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch Win 2016 Psicocomp

Psicocomp has celebrated its fourth year at Park City in Utah. Jan Hojer and Michaela Kiersch took first place after an exciting evening with a record turn out. Canadians Josh Muller and Jason Holowach […]