B.C.’s Rock the Blocs 2016 Bouldering Festival

April 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on B.C.’s Rock the Blocs 2016 Bouldering Festival

The 2016 Rock the Blocs bouldering meet will be taking place in June at the Boulderfields in Kelowna. The fourth annual boulderfest will is free to register and open to beginners, intermediates, masters, open […]


The 2016 National Speed Climbing Championships This Weekend

April 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on The 2016 National Speed Climbing Championships This Weekend

The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) National Youth and Open Speed Climbing Championships on Saturday April 9, 2016 at […]


Jimmy Webb Wins Sisu Masters

April 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Jimmy Webb Wins Sisu Masters

Sisu Masters climbing comp recently took place in Helsinki, Finland. Six athletes compete on six super hard problems set by the climbers themselves. Jimmy Webb, Daniel Woods and Dave Graham represented the US, with […]


Red Rock Rendezvous Runs First Weekend in April 2016

March 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Red Rock Rendezvous Runs First Weekend in April 2016

The big festival is one of the largest of its kind in the world. This is the 13th annual Red Rock Rendezvous and will once again be held at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

March 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

It’s Easter Monday and a lot of climbers are either returning from long-weekend trips or looking for ways to burn off those big-dinner calories. If you have any rad indoor climbing videos, tag them […]


En Vino Novellus, a Mountain Fiction Event in Canmore

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on En Vino Novellus, a Mountain Fiction Event in Canmore

The seventh annual En Vino Novellus took place in Canmore on March 24.  Six authors participated in the event, which paired books with wine. Three men and three women read from their new or […]


Watch Highlights from Canadian Open Bouldering Championships 2016

March 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Watch Highlights from Canadian Open Bouldering Championships 2016

Highlights from the most exciting weekend of the year at The Hive North Shore and the Canadian Open Bouldering Championships 2016. There were some awesome sends and epic bails caught on film, as the […]