Paris 2016 World Championships Report for Day Zero

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Paris 2016 World Championships Report for Day Zero

Canadian photographer and climber Shane Murdoch brings us the following report from Paris. Watch Semis and Finals for Lead, Bouldering and Speed here. AccorHotels Arena in Paris is set to welcome over 500 climbers […]


John Lauchlan Award Accepting 2017 Expedition Applications

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on John Lauchlan Award Accepting 2017 Expedition Applications

The John Lauchlan Memorial Award is a cash award designed to assist expeditions of Canadian mountaineers and explorers. The award exists to perpetuate the bold and adventurous spirit which John Lauchlan exemplified in his […]


Daniel Martian Climbs New Ontario 5.14 at Lion’s Head

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Daniel Martian Climbs New Ontario 5.14 at Lion’s Head

Daniel Martian is one of Ontario’s leading climbers with repeat sends of some of the province’s hardest routes. He just made the first ascent of Tour de Lion 5.14b at Lion’s Head. He wrote […]


Alberta Mountain Runner Adam Campbell Injured

September 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Alberta Mountain Runner Adam Campbell Injured

Adam Campbell is a Calgary-based runner with a number of fast times behind him. He recently spent time learning the ropes with Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted on long rock routes in the Rockies. […]


Motivation Monday: Five Chair Traverses to Mimic

September 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Chair Traverses to Mimic

Monday is a day for all sorts of motivation, from bouldering to big walls. On this Monday, we look at five motivating sends of the chair traverse. If you don’t know what the chair […]


Watch Reel Rock 11 Film Trailer and Canadian Screenings

September 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Reel Rock 11 Film Trailer and Canadian Screenings

Reel Rock 11 will be hitting the screens this fall. “Reel Rock cranks it up to 11 with our latest collection of electrifying climbing films showcasing the sport’s biggest stories and athletes. Featuring Ashima […]


IFSC 2016 World Championship: Trailer and Sean McColl Interview

September 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Championship: Trailer and Sean McColl Interview

The Paris World Championship runs from Sept. 14 to 18 and will have some of the best climbers competing. Canada has 17 athletes competing in one or more disciplines (Lead, Bouldering, Speed, and Paraclimbing) […]