Words With Tour de Bloc’s Luigi Montilla

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Tour de Bloc (TdB) is Canada’s oldest bouldering comp circuit. The fine-tuned event recently wrapped up its 13th season at the Bloc Shop in Montreal where Lily Canavan and Julien Bourassa-Moreau took first […]


Nathan Paulin’s World Record Highline Takes Over an Hour

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Watch Nathan Paulin walk a 1,020-metre highline over 600 metres off the ground for over and hour in the French Alps.


Adam Ondra Sends Vicious Circle 5.15a/b

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra sends the hardest route in Mišja Peč, Slovenia. He added an extension to the the classic route Sanski Par by a few moves. He graded his extension 5.14c and the entire route 5.15a/b.


KLO Creek in Kelowna is B.C.’s New Sport Crag

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Over the past few years, Kelowna climbers have been developing a new crag along KLO Creek. The area was recently made into a regional park as part of the District of Central Okanagan. There […]


Watch Adam Ondra Talk About Climbing in the Olympics

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

A few words from Adam Ondra about the proposed format of the climbing competition at the Olympic Games 2020.


Know How to Give a Top-Down Belay for Multi-Pitching

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | No Comments »

Association of Canadian Mountain Guides guide Paul McSorley demonstrates how to belay on a multi-pitch climb using a “guide style” auto-blocking belay device from the top.


Watch Classic American Sandstone Bouldering

April 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch bouldering at Stone Fort, Rocktown and Horsepens 40, three of the best sandstone bouldering areas down south. The Big Three: Bouldering in the Southeast from BG Captures on Vimeo.