Register Now for the Treeline Women’s Climbing Festival in Squamish

June 10th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

The third annual Treeline Women’s Climbing Festival, with Title Sponsors MEC and Arc’teryx, is happening in Squamish, BC on July 19-21, 2019. As per the website, “This event is aimed to celebrate the community […]


Yoshiyuki Ogata Wins His First Bouldering World Cup in Vail

June 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News | No Comments »

The men’s Finals in Vail on Saturday were exceptionally tense with excitement. Both the Gold medal and the overall bouldering title were up for grabs and it was never obvious throughout the round who […]


Dynos Were Once Bad Style and the World Record

June 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

“The climber, to stay balanced and in control, maintained three points of contact at all times.”


Ten Canadians Competing this Weekend at the Bouldering WC in Vail, CO

June 7th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The last bouldering World Cup of 2019 kicks off this Friday June 7, in Vail, Colorado. This event is known to be a competitor favourite because it takes place as part of the action-packed […]


Throwback to the 2012 Vail Bouldering World Cup

June 6th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing, Video | No Comments »

Get psyched for this weekend’s bouldering World Cup in Vail, Colorado with this video by Udo “Udini” Neumann from the event in Vail, 2012. The 20-minute recap video features cool camera angles, split-screen sends, […]


Watch Highlights from 2008 Tour de Bloc

May 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Watch Highlights from 2008 Tour de Bloc

This short film features highlights from Urban Uprising’s Tour de Bloc in Edmonton on Jan. 25, 2008. The podium results were Thirza Carpenter in first for women, followed by Vikki Weldon and Heather Sawitsky. […]


Top Climbers and Photographers at Squamish Exposed 2019

May 29th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Climbers and Photographers at Squamish Exposed 2019

Apply to climb with a strong photographer/climber team this August


15 Rad Canadian Bouldering Gyms

May 28th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News | Comments Off on 15 Rad Canadian Bouldering Gyms

Canada has some amazing climbing gyms and with the boom in bouldering-only indoor spaces, it has a healthy amount of no-ropes-required gyms. BoulderHouse in Victoria Climbing at BoulderHouse is designed around a set of […]


Allison Vest and Guy McNamee Crowned 2019 Open Lead National Champions

May 21st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Allison Vest and Guy McNamee Crowned 2019 Open Lead National Champions

Open Finals Recap, All Podiums and Photos


Munich Bouldering WC: Surprise for the Men, No Surprise for the Women

May 19th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Munich Bouldering WC: Surprise for the Men, No Surprise for the Women

“Janja Garnbret always wins in Munich,” said Charlie Bosco as the 20-yr-old Slovenian superstar topped the fourth Finals problem and secured her 5th win in a row of the boulder World Cups this season, […]