Canadian Philip Quade’s Summer 2016 Road Trip: Part Three

July 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Philip Quade’s Summer 2016 Road Trip: Part Three

I wrapped up my third week weekend on the road with Courtney Woods and Sasha DiGiulian, I prepped for another full week of action in Rifle. I was happy to have Claire and Todd […]


10 Sweet Canada Day Weekend Squamish Instagram Shots

July 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on 10 Sweet Canada Day Weekend Squamish Instagram Shots

Across Canada this weekend, climbers took advantage of some splitter summer weather. Here are 10 great photos taken around the boulders in Squamish the past few days. 'Easy In an Easy Chair' – Squamish, […]


Sebastien Lazure Sends The Phoenix V12

July 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Sebastien Lazure Sends The Phoenix V12

Sebastien Lazure is one of Quebec’s best all-round climbers, with sends of V14 and 5.14b. He recently recovered from a broken wrist and to celebrate he sent Niagara Glen’s hard V12 called The Phoenix. […]


Jamie Finlayson Sends The Reckoning V14

July 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Jamie Finlayson Sends The Reckoning V14

In April, Jamie Finlayson sent The Reckoning Stand V10 at the Farm in the North Wall Boulders and said that he was making good progress on the low start, which goes at V14. Two […]


Andy White Talks About the Boom in Okanagan Bouldering

June 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Andy White Talks About the Boom in Okanagan Bouldering

Okanagan bouldering is on fire. Not in the literal sense, like the 2003 inferno that raged through the Boulderfields region. Still, the bouldering scene in BC’s Okanagan Valley is heating up. This year’s Rock […]


Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

June 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

On June 11, the Bouldering World Cup made a stop in Vail, Colorado. It was the only World Cup in North America this year. It took place at the GoPro Mountain Games, a high […]


New Bouldering Area Near Squamish is the Constellations

June 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | Comments Off on New Bouldering Area Near Squamish is the Constellations

Peter Michaux wanted to find a bouldering area near Squamish that would offer a hot-day option to the valley boulders close to town. He searched Google Earth for a solution and eventually discovered a […]