Muller and Melius Win Rock the Blocs 2017 in Kelowna

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2017 Rock the Blocs bouldering festival took place in Kelowna over the weekend with nice weather and a lot of strong climbers. With nearly 400 people arriving for the weekend event, climbers were […]


Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Many-Move Squamish V12

June 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Many-Move Squamish V12

Something Wicked This Way Comes is a 30-move intricate roof problem found at Gibbs Cave in Squamish. Watch Luke Zimmerman piece it together below. He noted after on his Instagram, “So psyched to climb […]


Alex Puccio Sends 18th V13 with Dead Meadow

June 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alex Puccio Sends 18th V13 with Dead Meadow

The Vail World Cup is only a week away and Alex Puccio has ticked Dead Meadow V13 with hopes this year’s event will be better than the past two. Last year, Puccio suffered a […]


Sebastian Pacey-Smith Sends Hard Nova Scotia Problems

May 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Sebastian Pacey-Smith Sends Hard Nova Scotia Problems

Sebastian Pacey-Smith had a big April in Nova Scotia, sending a number of the Maritime province’s hardest problems. In the short video below by Krista deMolito, Pacey-Smith sends Kodiak V13/14 (seconnd ascent), Grizzly V12, […]


Motivation Monday: Get Strong With a Dyno a Day

May 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Get Strong With a Dyno a Day

Bouldering allows climbers to try big moves that throw their bodies around. Dynos are the biggest of moves that use momentum to get a climber from point A to point B. Big dynamic moves […]


Graham McGrenere Sends V12 in Joe’s Valley

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Graham McGrenere Sends V12 in Joe’s Valley

West Coaster Graham McGenere is currently sending down in Joe’s Valley and has reported a send of Beyond Life Sit V12. He first sent Beyond Life V10. “So over-the-top excited to have been able […]


Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

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 […]