IFSC 2016 World Cup: Japan Conquers Munich Bouldering Finale

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Japan Conquers Munich Bouldering Finale

The Bouldering World Cup season has wrapped-up in Munich with 241 climbers registered for qualifiers. The competition was stiff and some of the world’s best didn’t make it to Semis. Canada was well represented […]


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 […]


Psicocomp 2016 Highlights: Faster, Stronger, Speedier and Strategic

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Psicocomp 2016 Highlights: Faster, Stronger, Speedier and Strategic

Watch highlights from Psicocomp 2016 in Utah. For complete results and more see here.


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 […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

Munich has concluded five IFSC Bouldering World Cup series since 2010. In 2014, the third most populous city in Germany attracted more than 6,000 Sport Climbing fans to the grand Olympic Stadium – host […]