Edmonton Gets Big Boulder Gym in 2018

November 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Alberta will get two big and new climbing gyms in 2018, one that we knew about in Calgary and now one in Edmonton. The new bouldering-only gym in Edmonton will be called Blocs and […]


Tour de Bloc 15: Season Starts at Seven Bays

November 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

The first Tour de Bloc of season 15 took place at Seven Bays on the East Coast. There’s no posted schedule for the 2017/18 season. Top three Female and Male finishers below. Click on […]


Ontario Comps: Boulderz Hosts Big Event

November 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Boulderz in Etobicoke, Ontario, hosted a big competition on Nov. 18 and 19. It was an Ontario Climbing Federation event and the last of the year at the popular gym. Jake Tiger and Lia […]


Quebec Comps: Altitude Gym Hosts Youth Event

November 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

On Nov. 11, Altitude Gym in Quebec hosted a Youth event for categories B, C and D. Climbers came from around the Montreal area to compete. Below are the podium winners for each category. […]


B.C. Comps: White and Taplin Win Pop+Lock 2017

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

On Nov. 10, Pop+Lock, one of B.C. competition climber’s favourite event took place at Gneiss Climbing in Kelowna. Pop + Lock Season 2 Open Woman Champ @staci.white • Congratulations 🍾 • 📸 @michaelvallido #getgneiss […]


The 2017 Lead World Cup Finishes in Kranj

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2017 sport climbing season concluded in Kranj, Slovenia, hosting the 8th IFSC Lead World Cup. The finals were a riveting show of Lead climbing and decided the last podiums of the season. Lead […]


Alberta Comps: Holowach, Weber Win Rowdy Bolder

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Bouldering competitions are high-energy and rowdy events. The Nov. 10 competition at Bolder was no different. Some of Alberta’s most familiar names in comp climbing were out, such as Sethna siblings Eric and Elise, […]