11-Year-Old Oriane Bertone Sends Sixth V11

May 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Oriane Bertone sent the left variation of Ganesh Assis V11 in Ravine Saint on Reunion Island. The 11-year-old had sent the route a month ago, but some climbers claimed the young climber’s foot touched […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

May 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Spring is in full swing and climbers across Canada are putting their months on plastic to work on real stone. Here are a few outdoor and indoor moves that would feel good to make […]


B.C. Provincial Climbing Championship 2016 at Climb Base5

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

The B.C. Provincial Climbing Championship will be held on April 30 at Climb Base5 in Vancouver. A number of top Canadian climbers have registered for the lead climbing event, including Hannah Block, Amanda Berezowski, Ben Ross and […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Canadians Heading to Chongqing

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Chongqing has attracted elite international talent in the Boulder and Speed disciplines since its first World Cup in 2012. The third World Cup of 2016 promises to be a great event. Four Canadians have […]


Watch Classic American Sandstone Bouldering

April 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch bouldering at Stone Fort, Rocktown and Horsepens 40, three of the best sandstone bouldering areas down south. The Big Three: Bouldering in the Southeast from BG Captures on Vimeo.


IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl and Alannah Yip Qualify in Japan

April 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

The second IFSC World Cup of 2016 is taking place in Kazo, Japan, this weekend. Top Canadian climber Sean McColl qualified in first place and Alannah Yip qualified in 17th for Semis. Four other […]


Sport Climbing B.C. Gets Funding From Province

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Sport Climbing B.C. (SCBC) has been given $25,000 in additional funding from the province.  SCBC will be spending the money on a new competition timing system, a live scoring system and a camera system […]