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.


Tour de Bloc 14 Champoinship at Up the Bloc in Ontario

February 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14 Champoinship at Up the Bloc in Ontario

The final Tour de Bloc 14 will be taking place at none other than Up the Bloc in Ontario. The recently opened, and co-owned by Tour de Bloc founder Luigi Montilla, is one of […]


Umbrellas Popular at Successful Southern Ontario Ice Fest

February 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Umbrellas Popular at Successful Southern Ontario Ice Fest

The Ontario ice climbing festival took place on Feb. 25 and 26 and lots of keen climbers made the trip. The forecast called for rain and weather delivered a mix of everything. Many ice […]


First Lead Comps of 2017 at Ground Up and Stronghold

February 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on First Lead Comps of 2017 at Ground Up and Stronghold

The competition season in Canada is flying by and we are already into Lead comps. The first of the year were an Alberta Climbing Association event at Stronghold in Calgary and the other was […]


Tour de Bloc 14 at Grand River Rocks, Seven Bays and Gniess

February 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14 at Grand River Rocks, Seven Bays and Gniess

Tour de Bloc 14 is heading into its final weeks of the 2016/17 season. This was one of the most memorable years with more climbers than ever competing at the 17 events so far […]


Watch Highlights from Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Highlights from Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships

The Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships took place at The Hive North Shore in February. The Open Bouldering Championships will be next weekend at Rock Jungle in Edmonton. Watch highlights from the Youth comp below […]


Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

The 2017 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday night after nine days of films and presentations covering all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was busy this year […]