Motivation Monday: Five Big Moves from Tokyo 2017

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Big Moves from Tokyo 2017

The IFSC 2017 stop in Tokyo took place on May 6 and 7. Canadians climbed strong, but none advanced to Semis. Below are five sweet sends from the final event of the three-stop Asia […]


The Equipment in Tommy Caldwell’s Gear Shed

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on The Equipment in Tommy Caldwell’s Gear Shed

Tommy Caldwell has one of the most swoon-worthy gear sheds of most top climbers. His converted garage is outfitted with a massive bouldering wall, kids climbing area, upstairs office and organized gear racks galore. […]


Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, Dies on Mount Everest

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, Dies on Mount Everest

Min Bahadur Sherchan, one of the oldest climbers to ascend Mount Everest, has died at Everest base camp at the age of 86. The former British Gurkha was hoping to reclaim the title of […]


Patxi Usobiaga is at the Top of His Game

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Patxi Usobiaga is at the Top of His Game

In 2011, Patxi Usobiaga was in a car accident that badly injured his back. Before then he was one of the world’s best climbers, but regaining that title hasn’t been easy. While he was […]


Watch Sharma, McColl, Megos, Ondra Talk Motivation

May 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sharma, McColl, Megos, Ondra Talk Motivation

In this short video, Adam Ondra, Alex Megos, Nalle Hukkataival, Chris Sharma and Sean Mccoll talk about their motivations in climbing.


Garnbret and Rubstov Win 2017 Tokyo World Cup

May 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Garnbret and Rubstov Win 2017 Tokyo World Cup

The fourth stop of the IFSC 2017 World Cup circuit made its way to Tokyo where Janja Garnbret and Alexey Rubstsov took top spots. Full results here. No Canadians advanced past Qualifiers and their […]


Great Divide Ski Traverse Completed on 50th Anniversary

May 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Great Divide Ski Traverse Completed on 50th Anniversary

On the 50th anniversary of the Great Divide Ski Traverse, a 320-kilometre journey from Jasper to Lake Louise, four Alberta skiers completed it in 21 days. Alex Heathcott of Calgary, Darren Farley of Canmore, […]