New Calgary Bouldering Gym Called Bolder Opens in April 2017

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Calgary Bouldering Gym Called Bolder Opens in April 2017

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 […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Climbing Works

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Climbing Works

The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival took place this past weekend with some of the world’s best competing. Canada’s Sean McColl advanced to Semis but didn’t advance to Finals. Alex Megos and Melissa La […]


Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve Win Climbing Works Festival

March 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve Win Climbing Works Festival

After two days of intense competition, Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve took top spots at this year’s Climbing Works International Festival. This event marks the start of the IFSC Bouldering season and gives […]


The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival in U.K.

March 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival in U.K.

The Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) traditionally announces the start of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup season, providing viewers a forerunner of who is in form leading up to the start of the season. […]


Words With Sean McColl After Bouldering Nationals Win

March 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Words With Sean McColl After Bouldering Nationals Win

Sean McColl won the Bouldering National Champoinships for the 10th time earlier this month. McColl is one of the world’s leading competition climbers, has stood on a number of international podiums and is the […]


Canadians Crush at Great Lakes Mixed Comp

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Crush at Great Lakes Mixed Comp

The Great Lakes Mixed Comp took place this weekend with more than $5,000 dollars in prized. The first-time event took place at the Peabody Ice Climbing Club and is organized by Ontario climbers Nathan […]


IFSC Quebec Meeting and Olympic Format Announced

March 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on IFSC Quebec Meeting and Olympic Format Announced

Hosted by Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) and the Fédération Québécoise de Montagne et d’Escalade (FQME), this year’s meeting brought together about 100 delegates representing 44 National Federations to prepare for 2017 and discuss key […]