Canadian Force Climbing Holds Partners with IFSC

January 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Force Climbing Holds Partners with IFSC

The IFSC is very pleased to announce that the brand new Canadian climbing holds manufacturer Force Climbing will strengthen the pool of partners supporting the development of both the IFSC and climbing. Force Climbing […]


Watch Highlights from Bloc Buster at Climber’s Rock 2017

January 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Highlights from Bloc Buster at Climber’s Rock 2017

On Jan. 14, Climber’s Rock welcomed back the best climbers of Ontario and the northeast United States for Bloc Buster. After a gruelling qualifier round, the top 12 were decided. When the dust had […]


Watch Adam Ondra 2016 Comp Highlights

January 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra 2016 Comp Highlights

Watch Adam Ondra’s Lead Semis and Finals compilation from 2016. Ondra was a top comp climber last year and made the second free ascent of the Dawn Wall 5.14d in Yosemite.


An Interview with Top Comp Climber Akiyo Noguchi

January 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on An Interview with Top Comp Climber Akiyo Noguchi

Akiyo Noguchi is one of the best competition climbers of the best few season. In this short interview, she shares her feelings about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, comps and climbing.


Tour de Bloc 14 at Rock Jungle Win for Holowach and Weber

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14 at Rock Jungle Win for Holowach and Weber

The final Tour de Bloc of this season to take place in Alberta went down at Rock Jungle in Edmonton on Jan. 14. Lots of strong climbers competed and Open winners were Jason Holowach […]


Steve Swenson Giving Slideshow in Calgary for Streets to Peaks

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Steve Swenson Giving Slideshow in Calgary for Streets to Peaks

American alpinist Steve Swenson will be doing a slideshow in Calgary on Feb. 15 as a fundraiser for Streets to Peaks. All proceeds benefit Streets to Peaks to enrich and empower at-risk, aboriginal girls […]


First Major B.C. Comp of 2017 at BoulderHouse for The Resolution

January 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on First Major B.C. Comp of 2017 at BoulderHouse for The Resolution

The comp year in B.C. kicked off 2017 in Victoria at the new and awesome BoulderHouse for The Resolution. It was a good start to the year with a full roster of top competitors […]