USA Comps: Puccio and Coleman Take Yank-N-Yard 2017

October 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on USA Comps: Puccio and Coleman Take Yank-N-Yard 2017

The first USA National Cup series event took place at Stone Age Climbing Gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico this weekend, at the Yank-N-Yard event. Alex Puccio and Nathaniel Coleman climbed their way to first […]


Ontario Comps: Coyote Rock Hosts First of 2017/18

October 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Ontario Comps: Coyote Rock Hosts First of 2017/18

The 2017/18 Ontario competition climbing season has started with the first event held at Coyote Rock in Ottawa. On Saturday, the Youth A, Junior and Open categories competed and on Sunday, the Youth C […]


New Speed Record for The Nose by Gobright and Reynolds

October 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Speed Record for The Nose by Gobright and Reynolds

Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds have set a new speed record for climbing The Nose on El Capitan. Their posted time is a staggering two hours, nineteen minutes and 44 seconds (2:19:44), which shaved […]


New 10-Pitch 5.11 on EEOR Near Canmore is The Alt-Left

October 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New 10-Pitch 5.11 on EEOR Near Canmore is The Alt-Left

Steve Holeczi and Marc Piche have been establishing routes in the Canadian Rockies for over 20 years. Both IFMGA mountain guides, they are two of the more knowledgeable rock climbers based in Alberta. Piche […]


The Fall 2017 Canadian Boulder Competition Schedule

October 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on The Fall 2017 Canadian Boulder Competition Schedule

Below are the dates and locations for the 2017 fall competition schedule in Canada, specifically in B.C., Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. The dates run from Oct. 21 to Dec. 17 before the holiday break. […]


Climbing Areas Damaged by 2017 Hurricanes

October 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Climbing Areas Damaged by 2017 Hurricanes

The 2017 hurricane season took a toll on a number of climbing areas, including Virgin Gorda and Tremadog. Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands has long been a popular destination for bouldering. Most […]


The 2017 Banff Mountain Book Festival Award Winners

October 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 Banff Mountain Book Festival Award Winners

The Banff Mountain Book Festival announced its nine category winners for 2017. There were 28 books that made the long list earlier this season. Congrats to all of the authors who have made the […]