Canadians Heading to 2017 Ice Climbing World Cup

December 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Canadians Heading to 2017 Ice Climbing World Cup

The 2017 ice climbing World Cup circuit begins in Durango, Colorado. A number of Canadians have already registered for the World Cup comps, including Gord McArthur, Rebecca Lewis, Nathan Kutcher, Ineke Rhebergen and Noah […]


Training Day with Chris Sharma, Pol Roca and Eric López

December 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Training Day with Chris Sharma, Pol Roca and Eric López

Chrish Sharma and his friends head to his climbing gym in Spain for a day of training. A great vid to keep the motivation up.


New VIMFF Grants for Canadians to Explore

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New VIMFF Grants for Canadians to Explore

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) has announced news about two new grants for Canadians going on adventures. The VIMFF Adventure Film Grant presented by Arc’teryx will award $5,000 to the selected recipient […]


Sport Climbing Added to Youth Olympic Games 2018

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sport Climbing Added to Youth Olympic Games 2018

IOC meetings are taking place this week in Lausanne, Switzerland, and yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board agreed to add three sports to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 Sports […]


Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish Celebrates One Year

December 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish Celebrates One Year

Drew Copeland of the West Coast visits Ground Up days before the Squamish climbing gym celebrates its one year anniversary to speak to owner and manager Lauren Watson. One year ago, Squamish got its […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Altitude in Quebec

December 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Altitude in Quebec

The second Tour de Bloc 14 stop in Quebec this season was at Altitude Gym in Gatineau on Dec. 3. Below are Finals results and winners from other categories. The next Tour de Bloc […]


Hive North Shore Hosts National Series Comp

December 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Hive North Shore Hosts National Series Comp

The first Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) National Series competition took place at The Hive North Shore on Dec. 3. The big event was also a Tour de Bloc. A number of western Canada’s top […]