Watch Short Film on Squamish Sender Jamie Finlayson

August 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Film on Squamish Sender Jamie Finlayson

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 | Comments Off on Injured Shauna Coxsey Won’t Compete in Paris

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 | Comments Off on Five Great Photos from Squamish Rampage 2016

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 […]


Dave Graham Sends Monkey Wedding V15, Offers Sending Advice

August 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Dave Graham Sends Monkey Wedding V15, Offers Sending Advice

Dave Graham is one of the world’s best climbers. Nearly a decade ago he made a quick repeat of Bunda de Fora at Acephale in the Rockies (watch the video below). In 2001, he […]


Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Bouldering, Events, Events, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Ice, Mountain, News, Outdoor, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

The 2016 Outdoor Retailer was a gathering of climbers, brands and industry representatives. While there are many reasons to attend the event, the main one was to reveal what is new for 2017. The […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

Munich has concluded five IFSC Bouldering World Cup series since 2010. In 2014, the third most populous city in Germany attracted more than 6,000 Sport Climbing fans to the grand Olympic Stadium – host […]