IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Lead in Chamonix

July 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Lead in Chamonix

On Mon. July 7, the IFSC World Cup will make the annual stop in the picturesque Chamonix for the first Lead and Speed events of the year. The coaches for the Canadian team are […]


Highlights from the Arc’teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix

July 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Events, Events, Gear, Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Highlights from the Arc’teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix

The fifth annual Arc’teryx Alpine Academy took place in Chamonix this spring. Watch this short highlight reel.


Motivation Monday: Five Sends to Start Summer 2016

July 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Sends to Start Summer 2016

Summer kicked off a few weeks ago and since then, climbers have been showing off their skills on stone and plastic. Here are a few big moves and sends since Summer Solstice. Click on […]


Watch Eric Sethna and Pia Graham Win Quebec Psicobloc Competition

July 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Eric Sethna and Pia Graham Win Quebec Psicobloc Competition

One of the first climbing gyms in Quebec was called La Montagne en Ville Roc Gyms opened in 1993. Now there are dozens of gyms throughout the province with nearly 100,000 people who go […]


Thomasina Pidgeon Talks Competition and Motivation

July 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in 2012.02, Articles, Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Thomasina Pidgeon Talks Competition and Motivation

It doesn’t matter if you are male or female; getting your ass up that project is going to be a chore. Yet there are some unique circumstances that shape and influence women climbers.





DMM’s #SummerOfTrad Competition

June 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Comps, Events, Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on DMM’s #SummerOfTrad Competition

Summer is the time for trad climbing and for making those dream routes a reality. Payback for all the effort you put-in at the indoor wall over winter. It’s about fitting in climbs after […]


Bryce Brown Finalist for Banff Mountain Photo Essay

June 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Bryce Brown Finalist for Banff Mountain Photo Essay

Bryce Brown has been a contributor to Gripped for the past few years. One of his big pieces in the magazine featured photos from his trip to Mount Logan in the spring of 2015. Accompanied […]