Lynn Hill and Catherine Destivelle to Headline 2016 Banff Mountain Festival

October 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Lynn Hill and Catherine Destivelle to Headline 2016 Banff Mountain Festival

Rock climbing has never seen the likes of these women. Both are known for their trailblazing ascents of The Nose, the Eiger, and the Matterhorn; for establishing record-breaking speed climbs, for possessing a steely […]


Fundraiser for New Squamish Campground on Oct. 28

October 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Fundraiser for New Squamish Campground on Oct. 28

John Harvey of the Mamquam River Access Society has been working hard to see a new campground open in Squamish for visiting climbers. The much-needed camping area will be on three-hectares of land on […]


The 2016/17 Bouldering Competition Schedule for Canada

October 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2016/17 Bouldering Competition Schedule for Canada

The following is the 2016/17 schedule for competitions in BC, Alberta (AB), Ontario (ON) and Quebec (QC). There are over 20 comps before the nationals in February and March. Check back for comp results, […]


BoulderHouse Climbing in Victoria is Open

October 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on BoulderHouse Climbing in Victoria is Open

Victoria’s newest climbing gym is called BoulderHouse Climbing. It’s another amazing gym by Jean-Marc de la Plante, owner of Allez Up and Seven Bays Bouldering. Visit here to like the Facebook page and watch […]


The 2016 Banff Mountain Book Festival Category Winners

October 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The 2016 Banff Mountain Book Festival Category Winners

The book finalists for the 2016 Banff Mountain Book Competition have been described as “irreverent,” “intoxicating” and “magical,” and were picked from a longlist of finalists to compete for the Grand Prize, announced on […]


Third Annual Squamish Golden Scrub Brush Awards

October 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Rock | Comments Off on Third Annual Squamish Golden Scrub Brush Awards

The Squamish Access Society is presenting the third Annual Golden Scrub Brush Awards on Fri. Nov. 18, 2016 at the Knotty Burl in Squamish. They are currently accepting nominations for this year’s potential Golden Scrub […]


Alannah Yip Podiums at Portland Boulder Rally, Puccio and Coleman Win

October 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Podiums at Portland Boulder Rally, Puccio and Coleman Win

The Portland Boulder Rally took place on Oct. 1 and a number of Canadians made the trip. The event always draws a big crowd and a number of strong competitors. Strong B.C. climber Alannah […]