Andy White Talks About the Boom in Okanagan Bouldering

June 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Andy White Talks About the Boom in Okanagan Bouldering

Okanagan bouldering is on fire. Not in the literal sense, like the 2003 inferno that raged through the Boulderfields region. Still, the bouldering scene in BC’s Okanagan Valley is heating up. This year’s Rock […]


Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

June 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

On June 11, the Bouldering World Cup made a stop in Vail, Colorado. It was the only World Cup in North America this year. It took place at the GoPro Mountain Games, a high […]


New Climbing-Themed Immersive Play Opens at Boulderz

June 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Climbing-Themed Immersive Play Opens at Boulderz

Crux is a fun, inviting, movement rich play written by Greg Borris. With the help of choreographer Eric Dahlinger, Crux brings the audience into the Bigger Better Boulder competition. Featuring an original soundtrack of […]


The 2016 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival in Ontario

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The 2016 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival in Ontario

The Ontario Access Coalition (OAC) has announced sign-up is open for the fourth annual Beaver Valley Climbing Festival (BVCF). The fun event will run from July 15 to 17. The festival will be held […]


Toronto Presentation: Nazi Climbing History Captured in ‘Above the Reich’

June 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Toronto Presentation: Nazi Climbing History Captured in ‘Above the Reich’

On June 22, Gripped editorial director David Chaundy-Smart will be talking about the link between Nazis, the German Alpine Club and the history of mountaineering. This is one of the most interesting presentations about […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Vail World Cup

June 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Vail World Cup

The IFSC 2016 Vail World Cup took place on June 10 and 11 in Colorado. A number of Canadians competed against some of the world’s best. For results visit here. Below are five short […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Mascarenas and Kokoro Win, Canadian Results

June 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Mascarenas and Kokoro Win, Canadian Results

The only IFSC World Cup to take place in North America wrapped up on June 11 in Vail. A number of Canadians made the trip, including Elise Sethna (finished 38th), Eric Sethna (47th), Sean […]