Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

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 | Comments Off on Watch Andrew Funk Send The Egg V11 in Squamish

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 […]


Watch Short Film on Squamish Bouldering by Lloyd King

August 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Film on Squamish Bouldering by Lloyd King

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 | Comments Off on Watch Alyssa Weber Send Blackhole Left V10 in Squamish

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 | Comments Off on Highlights from Jackalope Climbing Comp in Montreal

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 […]