Listen to a Podcast With Top Boulderer Jimmy Webb

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Listen to a Podcast With Top Boulderer Jimmy Webb

Listen Björn Poh talk with American boulderer Jimmy Webb in Helsinki during the Sisu Masters, which Webb won later that day. Webb has flashed more hard problems than anyone else. Absolute class on this […]


Watch Chris Sharma Climb in Mallorca

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma Climb in Mallorca

“I’ve been to some amazing places in my life,” said Sharma, “but Mallorca may top the list as my favourite. When you see this video I think it’s pretty easy to understand why. This […]


Watch Jimmy Webb Flash a V13/14

May 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jimmy Webb Flash a V13/14

Jimmy Webb travelled to Finland earlier this year for the Sisu Masters bouldering comp. During his trip, he made a fast flash of Nalle Hukkataival’s the Globalist. The aesthetic route climbs small holds and […]


Watch Ontario Bouldering at Halfway Log Dump and 2016 Conditions

May 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ontario Bouldering at Halfway Log Dump and 2016 Conditions

Jack Szumilas and his brother took a trip to Halfway Log Dump to check how high the water level was. “The main problems I wanted to try weren’t accessible, but I think by the […]


In Praise of Canadian Bouldering

May 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in 2009.02, Articles, Profiles | Comments Off on In Praise of Canadian Bouldering

Bouldering was probably one of the very first types of rock climbing ever done in Canada. It has always been the ideal activity for climbers who lack partners, equiptment or time and for the pioneer of a new area, it gives a taste of the climbing on the bigger outcrops.





Donate to Fort McMurray Fire Relief, an Alberta Town With Climbing Ties

May 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Donate to Fort McMurray Fire Relief, an Alberta Town With Climbing Ties

The city of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta has been evacuated due to a big forest fire that has grown to 85,000 hectares over the past few days. Known as Canada’s oilsands city, the […]


Progress on Everest Halts with Rope-Fixing Confusion

May 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | 1 Comment »

A number of teams have made it to camp three on Mount Everest’s regular route, but as of May 4, rope-fixing has stopped about 400 metres below the South Col. Tim Monesdale has reported […]