Bonington Headlines Banff Flim and Book Fest 2017

August 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Bonington Headlines Banff Flim and Book Fest 2017

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is proud to announce Sir Chris Bonington, one of the most celebrated mountaineers of all time, as headline presenter for the 2017 Festival in Banff, Canada. His career includes […]


Competitor Barbara Zangerl Injured at Psicocomp

August 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Competitor Barbara Zangerl Injured at Psicocomp

Barbara Zangerl recently competed at the exciting Psicocomp in Utah with a number of other top comp climbers. After she climbed to the top of the wall, she jumped from the 17-metre high-point into […]


13 Top Toronto Area Climbing Gyms to Visit

August 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on 13 Top Toronto Area Climbing Gyms to Visit

While there are many outdoor climbing areas to visit on the weekends around Toronto, finding a place to pull down during the week would be hard without the many quality climbing gyms. Below are […]


Webb and Condie Win Psicocomp 2017

August 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Webb and Condie Win Psicocomp 2017

The 2017 Psicocomp took place at Park City in Utah on during the Outdoor Retailer trade show. Hundreds of people made it to the Olympic training center to watch some of the world’s best […]


Russian Ice Competitor Banned for Drug Use

July 31st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Russian Ice Competitor Banned for Drug Use

Russian ice climber Pavel Batushev is not allowed to compete for four years. He has been banned by the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) after testing positive for meldonium. The veteran comp climber […]


Watch Sean McColl’s First Bouldering Gold in 2013

July 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sean McColl’s First Bouldering Gold in 2013

Sean McColl is one of the world’s most decorated competition climbers and has been at it for more than 15 years. In this clip by Onbouldering.com, McColl tops the last problem at Slovenian Finals […]


Sean McColl Gets Silver at Briancon 2017

July 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Gets Silver at Briancon 2017

Sean McColl finished in second place for silver at the IFSC Briancon World Cup, the third Lead World Cup of the year. McColl is fresh off third at The World Games. After his climb […]