Interview with Canadian Comp Crusher Lucas Uchida

November 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Interview with Canadian Comp Crusher Lucas Uchida

Lucas Uchida recently competed at the World Youth Championships in China where he competed for Junior Males. He finished in ninth place for Lead and and 36th in Bouldering. Since he started competing five […]


The 2016 Squamish Golden Scrub Brush Awards Announced

November 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The 2016 Squamish Golden Scrub Brush Awards Announced

The Golden Scrub Brush Awards are an “awards” show celebrating the contribution of the new route developers who make Squamish such a world class destintion. The Squamish Access Society (SAS) and 2016 Golden Scrub […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Seven Bays Bouldering

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Seven Bays Bouldering

The first Tour de Bloc on Canada’s East Coast this season took place at Seven Bays Bouldering. Dozens of climbers registered for the event that brought big crowds. Results from Youth, Rec and Elite […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Big Calgary Climbing Centre Comp

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Big Calgary Climbing Centre Comp

A Tour de Bloc and Alberta Climbing Association competition took place on Nov. 19 at the Calgary Climbing Centre. Some veteran competitors turned up for the event, including Alyssa Weber, Elise Sethna, Jelisa Dunbar, […]


November Sessions 2016 Results from Climb Base5

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on November Sessions 2016 Results from Climb Base5

The November Sessions is one of B.C.’s most anticipated events of the fall season. This year it took place at Climb Base5 with 286 competitors registered! Below are the top-three results for Advanced, Youth […]


Julien Bourassa-Moreau and Émilie Pellerin Take Bloc Shop CEC

November 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Julien Bourassa-Moreau and Émilie Pellerin Take Bloc Shop CEC

The Bloc Shop hosted an FQME and CEC competition on Nov. 12. Climbers came from all around Quebec and Ontario for the big event. Veteran and novice comp climbers went at it in a […]


Canadians Strong in Bouldering at Youth World Championships

November 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Strong in Bouldering at Youth World Championships

Canadians had a strong week at the IFSC Youth World Championships, proving that Canada has a bright future in international competition. In Bouldering, Bronwen Karnis and Zach Richardson finished in an impressive ninth in […]