Watch a Film on Crusher Caroline Ciavaldini

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch a Film on Crusher Caroline Ciavaldini

After winning World Cups, Caroline Ciavaldini decided to leave the sport and head to the mountains. She set herself the ambitious project of free climbing the Voie Petit, a 450-metre granite route graded 5.13 […]


Adam Ondra Nears Top of Dawn Wall All Free!

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Nears Top of Dawn Wall All Free!

Adam Ondra has sent the most difficult pitches on the Dawn Wall up to 5.14d. He only has 11 pitches up to 5.12 left. He has downgraded some pitches and noted that he sent […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Seven Bays Bouldering

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Seven Bays Bouldering

The first Tour de Bloc on Canada’s East Coast this season took place at Seven Bays Bouldering. Dozens of climbers registered for the event that brought big crowds. Results from Youth, Rec and Elite […]


Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Big Calgary Climbing Centre Comp

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Big Calgary Climbing Centre Comp

A Tour de Bloc and Alberta Climbing Association competition took place on Nov. 19 at the Calgary Climbing Centre. Some veteran competitors turned up for the event, including Alyssa Weber, Elise Sethna, Jelisa Dunbar, […]


November Sessions 2016 Results from Climb Base5

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on November Sessions 2016 Results from Climb Base5

The November Sessions is one of B.C.’s most anticipated events of the fall season. This year it took place at Climb Base5 with 286 competitors registered! Below are the top-three results for Advanced, Youth […]


Watch a Short Video of Heli-Ski Lifestyle in Canada

November 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Short Video of Heli-Ski Lifestyle in Canada

CMH is a heli-skiing company in Western Canada that was started by legendary climber and skier Hans Gmoser. “We’ve felt the magic for over 50 years and are thrilled to share this enduring story […]


Kevin Wilson Sends First 5.14 with Repeat of Fit Bird Direct

November 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Kevin Wilson Sends First 5.14 with Repeat of Fit Bird Direct

Kevin Wilson of Calgary has made the fourth ascent of Fit Bird Direct 5.14a and his first of the grade. Fit Bird Direct 5.14a is Evan Hau’s four-bolt direct start to Matt Pi’s Fit […]