Watch Tyler Thompson’s Second Ascent of New Moon V10 in B.C.

March 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Watch Tyler Thompson make the second ascent of New Moon V10 at The Grid in Hope, B.C. Thompson wrote on Sendage.com after, “This boulder is world class. Could be harder than V10 but needs […]


Taylor McNeill Sends New V14 in North Carolina

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

After making the second ascent of Jimmy Webb’s hard line Engine Bloc V14 at Boone, North Carolina, Taylor McNeill fired off the first ascent of an old project. He sent one of the biggest […]


New Calgary Bouldering Gym Called Bolder Opens in April 2017

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Josh Muller, Zak McGurk and Craig Doram are opening a new climbing gym in Calgary built specifically for boulderers. “We have been working tirelessly for month to make this dream a reality,” said Muller. “Join […]


Melissa Le Nevé Makes Strong Send of V14 in Font

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

Melissa Le Nevé has sent the technical Mécanique Elémentaire V14 in Fontainebleau. The hard route was first climbed by Sébastien Frigault and has become a test-piece for strong boulderers. Le Nevé becomes the sixth […]


Nalle Hukkataival Sends 34 Hard Font Problems in a Day

March 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Nalle Hukkataival has become the first climber to send these hard problems in Fontainebleau in one day, also known as the Black ED+ routes. There are 34 problems and styles range from steep to […]


Motivation Monday: Squamish Bouldering for Rock Stoke

March 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

It’s been a long winter in Canada with dozens of big new ice climbs and as we head into the second half of March, rock climbers are hoping the temps hit the double digits […]


Watch Trailer to Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Trailer to 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. […]