Kai Lightner and Ashima Shiraishi Win USA Open Lead

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The USA Open Lead Championships were this weekend and Kai Lightner and Ashima Shiraishi finished on top of the Male and Female podiums. Margo Hayes is fresh off her impressive send of La Rambla […]


Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

March 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On March 11, the IFSC Annual Plenary Assembly will be taking place in Quebec. The president of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), Mr. Marco Maria Scolaris, and its distinguished guest, Climbing Escalade […]


Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2017 Registration Open March 15

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2017 Registration Open March 15

The sixth annual Arc’teryx Alpine Academy will be taking place from June 29 to July 2 in Chamonix, France. “The event aims to create a space where beginners and experts alike can gain alpine […]


Motivation Monday: Seven Moves to Mimic from Bouldering Nationals

March 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Seven Moves to Mimic from Bouldering Nationals

The Canadain Open Bouldering Championships took place this past weekend at Rock Jungle in Edmonton. It was an intense few days of competition with some of Canada’s best climbers. Below are the top six […]


Fit Rocks is New Atlantic Gym in New Brunswick

March 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Fit Rocks is New Atlantic Gym in New Brunswick

Fit Rocks is a new climbing gym in New Brunswick and the self-claimed biggest facility in Atlantic Canada for climbing. On social media, Fit Rocks noted, “Yesterday was an amazing grand opening. We want […]


The 2017 Canadian Bouldering Championships at Rock Jungle Results

March 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 Canadian Bouldering Championships at Rock Jungle Results

The Canadian Open Bouldering Championships took place this weekend at Rock Jungle in Edmonton. The route setters led by Simon Parton worked all week to set some top problems. Last year, Alannah Yip and […]


Watch Rad Video of Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Fest 2017

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, East, Events, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Rad Video of Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Fest 2017

The Climb Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Fest recently took place on the East Coast. Hannes Kutza put this nice edit together with some cool drone footage.