Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Paul Denzler is the head route setter at Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia and has recently ticked his first V12 called Grizzly. The granite problem climbs up a steep wall with reachy slopers […]


Alex Puccio Sends Hard Problems on First Day in Leavenworth

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Alex Puccio has climbed at a lot of world class locations, but the top American boulderer had never visited Leavenworth. The granite climbing destination in Washington State has countless climbs and boulder problems. Puccio […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Rock to Plastic

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Easter weekend is over, which means we are well into spring. Many climbers will be letting their gym memberships expire while they hit the road in search of hard problems and climbs. Here are […]


Top Rock is Brampton’s First Climbing Gym and it’s Awesome

April 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Rock is Brampton’s First Climbing Gym and it’s Awesome

Within minutes of being issued their occupancy permit by the city, Kevin Allen and Trevor Davis opened the doors to Brampton’s first climbing gym. On March 29, at 4:30 p.m., Top Rock Climbing got […]


Watch Feature Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

April 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Feature Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

The new film Origine tells the story of bouldering in the Laurentians of Quebec, all the way from the 1960s up to 2017, with a focus on the new school boulderers from 1990 onward. […]


World Cup Champ Anna Stöhr Sends V13 and V14 in a Day

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on World Cup Champ Anna Stöhr Sends V13 and V14 in a Day

Anna Stöhr sent two test-piece problems in Magic Wood, Switzerland, this weekend. First she sent Steppenwolf V13 and then she put down her first V14 with a tick of New Base Line. sometimes you […]


Dave MacLeod Sends New 40-Move V14 in U.K.

March 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Dave MacLeod Sends New 40-Move V14 in U.K.

Dave MacLeod has announced that he finally ticked his monster bouldering project in Arisaig Cave in the U.K. MacLeod first looked at the problem nearly a decade ago and went on to send a […]