Jason Holowach and Alyssa Weber Win Alberta 2016 Provincial Lead Comp

May 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Jason Holowach and Alyssa Weber Win Alberta 2016 Provincial Lead Comp

The Alberta Climbing Association (ACA) Youth/Open Provincials took place the University of Alberta’s Wilson Centre on May 7 and 8. Climbers from all over Alberta took place on the comp that was held on […]


Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) Now Recognized by Canadian Olympic Committee

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) Now Recognized by Canadian Olympic Committee

After becoming the official Canadian IFSC member in February 2016, CEC has now been recognized by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). This recognition was announced during the COC Session on Saturday, April 16. CEC was officially […]


The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy will be held in Squamish from July 14 to 17 this summer. Once again, the popular climbing event expects to draw hundreds of climbing enthusiasts, mountain guides and professional athletes from around the […]


Kyle Murdoch and Julia Massullo Win B.C. Provincials 2016

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kyle Murdoch and Julia Massullo Win B.C. Provincials 2016

The B.C. Provincial Lead Competition took place at Climb Base5 on the final weekend of April. Some of B.C.’s top climbers were on hand for the final provincial lead comp of the season. Cedar […]


Nominations Open for Banff Mountain Summit of Excellence Award

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Nominations Open for Banff Mountain Summit of Excellence Award

Presented at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival since 1987, the annual Summit of Excellence Award has recognized an individual who has made a significant contribution to mountain life in the Canadian Rockies. The […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Results From Chongqing, China

May 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Results From Chongqing, China

The third IFSC World Cup of 2016 took place in Chongqing, China, and four Canadians competed, Sean McColl, Alannah Yip, Elan Jonas-McRae and Kin Wah Lai. McColl advanced to Semis and missed Finals by […]


Watch a Profile on American Sender Meagan Martin

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Profile on American Sender Meagan Martin

Meagan Martin is a former gymnast turned climber who competes on American Ninja Warrior. For more on Martin, visit here.