IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Advance to Semis in Vail

June 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Advance to Semis in Vail

The IFSC Vail World Cup is taking place this weekend at the GoPro Mountain Games. A number of Canadians made the trip south for the big comp. A shout out to Elise and Eric Sethna, […]


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 […]


Inside the West Coast’s Base5 Open Performance Team

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Inside the West Coast’s Base5 Open Performance Team

The open performance team at Climb Base5 is preparing for its second season, aiming to again provide high-level training opportunities for aspiring young adults. This past year, the eight-person team competed in all local events […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

The Vail World Cup is the only IFSC World Cup taking place in North America in 2016. It is part of the GoPro Mountain Games from June 9 to 12 that draws thousands of […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

June 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

The official start of summer is in two weeks, but Canada has been feeling the heat over the past week. With heat warnings across the country, most climbers have moved outside from the plastic […]


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 […]