Big Wall Night in Squamish to Feature Top Climbers and New Gear

June 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Big Wall Night in Squamish to Feature Top Climbers and New Gear

Ground Up Climbing Centre will be having an event on June 11 that promises to inspire and entertain. A number of top climbers will be speaking, including Marc-Andre Leclerc, Will Stanhope, Paul McSorley, Brette […]


Becca and Sara Frangos on Climbing in Olympics on CBC

June 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Becca and Sara Frangos on Climbing in Olympics on CBC

Becca and Sara Frangos have been making headlines for their comp wins over the past decade. Based in Canmore, the 18-year-old twin sisters are currently ranked first and second place in Difficulty in their age […]


Sonnie Trotter’s 2016 Canadian Slide Show Tour

June 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Sonnie Trotter’s 2016 Canadian Slide Show Tour

Sonnie Trotter is one of North America’s leading climbers and he has announced a slide show tour that will visit eight Canadian towns and cities between June 6 and June 23. “I’ll be talking about […]


Join Pete Woods on Gripped’s Snapchat at Nationals in Canmore

May 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Join Pete Woods on Gripped’s Snapchat at Nationals in Canmore

It’s that time of year for the best Canadian Youth and Open climbers to travel to the Rockies for the National Difficulty competition. You will be able to follow MC Pete Woods on Gripped’s […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Canadians Qualify for Semis

May 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Canadians Qualify for Semis

Three Canadians have advanced to Semis, see below for more. A record 191 climbers from 34 countries registered to compete in Innsbruck, Austria, for the fifth Bouldering World Cup of 2016. Located in the heart […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Highlights from India

May 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Highlights from India

The first IFSC World Cup in India took place from May 13 to 15. After the dust settled, Japan dominated taking four of the final top six positions. For a report and more visit […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: India’s First, Japan Crushes and Canada Makes Semis

May 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: India’s First, Japan Crushes and Canada Makes Semis

The first IFSC Bouder World Cup in India took place this past weekend in Mumbai. A number of Canadians travelled to the historic event where Shauna Coxsey was hoping to win her fourth straight […]