Noah Beek Makes Italy Ice World Cup Semis, Watch Here

January 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Noah Beek Makes Italy Ice World Cup Semis, Watch Here

This weekend marks the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season. Rabenstein, Italy hosts competitions in Lead and Speed on Jan. 28 and 29. Canadians Noah Beek, Gord McArthur and […]


The IFSC is 10 Years Old and Says Thanks

January 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The IFSC is 10 Years Old and Says Thanks

The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) is an international non-governmental non-profit organization whose main objectives are the direction, regulation, promotion, development and furtherance of climbing competitions around the world. In just 10 years, […]


This Weekend is Ontario and Alberta Bouldering Championships

January 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on This Weekend is Ontario and Alberta Bouldering Championships

The Bouldering comp season has almost come to an end in Canada for the 2016/17 season. With the Quebec Bouldering Championships behind us, the Ontario and Quebec Championships will take place on Jan. 28 […]


The 2017 Quebec Provincial Bouldering Championships

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 Quebec Provincial Bouldering Championships

The 2017 Quebec Bouldering Championships took place at Centre d’escalade Vertical on Jan. 21 and 22. Below are top-six Qualifiers and Finals results. You can find all of the Finals information here. Open Qualifications […]


Canadians Finish Strong at Ouray Mixed Comp

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Finish Strong at Ouray Mixed Comp

It was in 2012 that Ontario’s Nathan Kutcher took the Ouray Mixed Comp by storm with a big win. Five years later and he has finished with a strong second place for the Men. […]


Noah Beek Makes Switzerland Ice World Cup Semis

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Noah Beek Makes Switzerland Ice World Cup Semis

For the fourth straight Ice World Cup, B.C. climber Noah Beek has advanced to Semis. Canadians Gord McArthur and Ineke Rhebergen did not advance at the Saas Fee stage in Switzerland. Beek finished in […]


The Once-Popular NoFootContest is Coming Back

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The Once-Popular NoFootContest is Coming Back

More than 10 years after it last took place, the famous NoFootContest of Strasbourg, France, is coming back. Yann Corby, the NoFootContest creator explains how it all started.