Quebec Comps: Lazure and Wyett take Le Cruz 2017

October 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

Quebec’s first climbing competition of the 2017/18 season took place at Le Crux in Broisbriand. Seb Lazure and Olivia Wyett climbed to the top of the podium during a busy comp with over 100 […]


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

October 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 […]


Angela Eiter Becomes First Female to Send 5.15b

October 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Angela Eiter has sent La Planta de Shiva 5.15b at Villanueva del Rosario, Spain, and become the first female to climb the grade. Not only that, she becomes one of only a few climbers, […]


New Speed Record for The Nose by Gobright and Reynolds

October 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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. […]