Andy White Sends New Kelowna V12

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Andy White is a leading boulderer in the Kelowna area of B.C. He has many first ascents to his name and has been at the forefront of bouldering development around Kelowna. On Instagram, he […]


Watch Early Autumn V13 Send by Daniel Woods in Colorado

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Paul Robinson captures Daniel Woods taking advantage of some early autumn alpine temps to send The Great War For Civilzation V13 at Lincoln Lake, Colorado. Woods made the first ascent of this now-classic in […]


Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Almost Famous V10

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Luke Zimmerman is a West Coast boulderer with a number of hard sends this summer. His four V12s over the past two years have all been at different areas around Squamish. His most recent […]


Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The following photos are from the 2016 bouldering festival held at Frank Slide. The Tour de Frank celebrated its third year running and had a number of climbers make the trip for a fun […]


UPDATED: Rad Backyard Calgary Climbing Wall Must Come Down

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | 1 Comment »

UPDATE: “The wall has been saved!” was written on Calgary Climbing Centre’s Facebook. “Parties involved were able to come to a new agreement that worked. Annika is a dedicated young athlete that trains on […]


Watch Andrew Funk Send The Egg V11 in Squamish

September 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Andrew Funk was one of the strongest rock climbers the Alberta youth climbing comp scene has produced over the past decade. With 5.14 and V11 under his belt, he has moved to Canada’s west […]


Paul Denzler Sends New Nova Scotia V11

September 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Paul Denzler Sends New Nova Scotia V11

Paul Denzler is the head route setter for Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia. This Labour Day weekend, he visited the popular Dover Island and established a new V11. On his social media, he […]