Winners of the Banff Mountain Fest Book Awards 2019

October 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News | No Comments »

The grand prize will be announced at the Banff Mountain Festival in October


Night of Lies 2019 in Canmore Will Be Awesome

October 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, News | Comments Off on Night of Lies 2019 in Canmore Will Be Awesome

The Night of Lies is known for rowdy crowds, fun presentations and epic stories. This year’s event will take place on Oct. 11 at the Cornerstone Theatre in Canmore. The event is organized by […]


Kai Lightner to be at Banff Mountain Festival 2019

October 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Kai Lightner to be at Banff Mountain Festival 2019

This will be his first time participating in the Canadian Rockies event


Photographer Peter Hoang Speaking in Canmore

October 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Photographer Peter Hoang Speaking in Canmore

Peter will show rock, ice and mountain images in Canmore on Oct. 3


Banff Festival Talk on Avalanches Killing Climbers

October 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Banff Festival Talk on Avalanches Killing Climbers

Speakers will include Grant Statham, Chantel Astorga, Will Gadd and others


Radical Rounds at Bloc Shop Open 2019

October 1st, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Radical Rounds at Bloc Shop Open 2019

Kaito Watanabe stands before the packed stadium of Montreal’s 2019 Bloc Shop Open. His arms swing, skin cooling against the circulating air. Chalk explodes onto the scene. The crowd is restless. A moment passes. […]


Reinhold Messner Coming to Banff Mountain Festival

September 27th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Reinhold Messner Coming to Banff Mountain Festival

Messner we’ll be debuting a film and doing an interview on stage


2019 Canadian Climbing Medicine Symposium: A Huge Success

September 26th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on 2019 Canadian Climbing Medicine Symposium: A Huge Success

The conference that’s paving the way for the field in North America


Adam Ondra Talks About World Championships

September 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Indoor Climbing, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Talks About World Championships

Ondra talks about winning gold and not making the Olympics


Dylan Le Wins a Bronze Medal in Speed at Youth Worlds

August 31st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Dylan Le Wins a Bronze Medal in Speed at Youth Worlds

This is the only medal for Canada this Youth Championships