IFSC World Cup 2016: India’s First, Japan Crushes and Canada Makes Semis

May 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: India’s First, Japan Crushes and Canada Makes Semis

The first IFSC Bouder World Cup in India took place this past weekend in Mumbai. A number of Canadians travelled to the historic event where Shauna Coxsey was hoping to win her fourth straight […]


Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Winning Melloblocco 2016

May 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Winning Melloblocco 2016

Stefano Ghisolfi won the men’s competition at Melloblocco after sending nine out of 12 boulders, two of which were flashes. EpicTV caught up with him trying a boulder called Black Star, high up on the […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Canadians Make Semis at India’s First IFSC World Cup

May 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Canadians Make Semis at India’s First IFSC World Cup

The first IFSC World Cup to ever take place in India is currently going down in Navi Mumbai. It is one of six areas to host their first World Cup this year. Three Canadians […]


Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

Gripped editorial director’s David Chaundy-Smart has a new book by publisher Imaginary Mountain Surveyors called Above the Reich. The Canmore-based publishers focus on publishing mountain fiction and have a handful of great books available on their […]


Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax Celebrates First Anniversary

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax Celebrates First Anniversary

Seven Bays Bouldering invites the community to join in celebrating their first anniversary this upcoming weekend on Saturday May 14. “As thanks, we would like to give back to both the locals and our members […]


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 […]