Tour de Bloc 14: Seb Lazure and Kristina Jellema Take Open in Quebec

November 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Seb Lazure and Kristina Jellema Take Open in Quebec

Seb Lazure and Kristina Jellema took top spots in Open at Centre d’escalade Vertical in LaSalle, Quebec.  It was the first stop in the Tour de Bloc 14 season and known as the Goldfinger comp. […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Youth World Championships Start Nov. 7

November 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Youth World Championships Start Nov. 7

The IFSC Youth World Championships are from Nov. 7 to 13. All eyes will be on Janja Garnbret in the Youth A category. Since claiming Gold in Bouldering and Lead at the IFSC World Youth […]


Highlights from the Northwest Boulderfest 2016 Finals

November 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Highlights from the Northwest Boulderfest 2016 Finals

The Northwest Boulderfest comp took place at Seattle Bouldering Project on Oct. 8. Canadian Alannah Yip finished in second, results below. Results Female/Male 1. Ashima Shiraishi / Alex Fritz 2. Alannah Yip / Sean […]


Comps Canada: Results from First Quebec Boulder Comp of Season

October 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Comps Canada: Results from First Quebec Boulder Comp of Season

The first competition of the year for Quebec’s FQME took place at Delire Escalade in Quebec City. Dozens of climbers registered for Qualifications and a number of familiar names finished on the podiums. Full […]


Comps Canada: Results from Fall Classic at Edge in B.C.

October 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Comps Canada: Results from Fall Classic at Edge in B.C.

The Fall Classic kicked off the comp year for B.C. climbers and it was a busy one. All categories, from Youth D to Open, competed on Saturday. Below are the category winners, for full […]


Canada Comps: Season 14 Tour de Bloc 2016/17 Schedule

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canada Comps: Season 14 Tour de Bloc 2016/17 Schedule

The Tour de Bloc season starts on Nov. 5 in Canmore and Montreal, full schedule below. Follow the comp action on Instagram at GrippedMagazineComps and if you want us to share a photo use […]


10 More Rad Canadian Bouldering Gyms

October 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on 10 More Rad Canadian Bouldering Gyms

Canada has dozens of high-quality climbing gyms that provide space to train with modern equipment and holds. Many climbing gyms have roped areas, but are well known for their top bouldering walls. Below are […]