Watch Short Film on Squamish Bouldering by Lloyd King

August 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Lloyd King has been visiting Squamish since 1999 and returning every summer for bouldering. “Now that I am a little bit more mature and looking for something more then just sending of harder and […]


Watch Alyssa Weber Send Blackhole Left V10 in Squamish

August 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Watch Alyssa Weber send the left-exit of Blackhole V10 in Squamish. While some climbers have given the hard route V11, as stated in the guidebook, Weber gave it a personal grade of V10.


Highlights from Jackalope Climbing Comp in Montreal

August 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The fifth Jackalope festival took place in Montreal this past weekend. The multi-sport event showcased highlining, skate boarding, base jump, climbing and moto cross. For more info on the event see here. Click to […]


Watch Short Film on Squamish Sender Jamie Finlayson

August 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Jamie Finlayson is one of Canada’s strongest all-round rock climbers with sends of The Reckoning V14, Terminator V13, Superman 5.14c and Smell the Glove 5.14c. Gripped’s videographer Adam Wojtkowiak caught up with Finlayson this […]


Injured Shauna Coxsey Won’t Compete in Paris

August 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Shauna Coxsey announced she will not be competing in the IFSC World Championships in Paris in September. Coxsey suffered a shoulder injury during the final round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup in Munich […]


Five Great Photos from Squamish Rampage 2016

August 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The Squamish Rampage celebrated its third annual get-together this past weekend. During the day, people did acro yoga near The Chief parking area while climbers sent hard problems. Zani Zoraj and Ross Fluerson won […]


Ashima Shiraishi Crushes 5.14b in Australia

August 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News | Comments Off on Ashima Shiraishi Crushes 5.14b in Australia

Ashima Shiraishi is climbing in the Blue Mountains of Australia and has reported about Tiger Cat 5.14b that she sent on her second go. Last week, we reported Shiraishi’s sends of Sleepy Rave V15 […]