Adam Ondra Presenting in Canmore this Summer

May 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Adam Ondra will be presenting at this year’s Bow Valley Rock Fest this summer. The festival was the Canmore Climbing Festival. In February 2018, Ondra made the first ascent of Silence 5.15d. He’s climbed […]


Ontario’s Beaver Valley Climbing Festival 2018

May 8th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The 2018 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival will take place from July 20 to 22 for its sixth consecutive year and there’s a logo design contest on right now. Experienced climber? Meet other climbers and […]


Drag at the Crag 2018 at Grassi Lakes for Equality Now

May 3rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Drag at the Crag 2018 at Grassi Lakes for Equality Now

Drag at the Crag will be taking place at Grassi Lakes (MAP) in Alberta on June 23 to raise money for Equality Now. “Come join us at Grassi Lakes to send hard and in […]


Indoor Weekly: Gym Climbing Mainstream in Perth

May 3rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Indoor Weekly: Gym Climbing Mainstream in Perth

Chris Chin is the owner of the recently opened Adrenaline Vault in Perth, Australia, and his gym is booming. The owner of a new climbing gym said that gym climbing has been working its […]


Okanagan’s Rock the Blocs Bouldering Fest 2018

April 25th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Okanagan’s Rock the Blocs Bouldering Fest 2018

The sixth annual Rock the Blocs festival will be taking place at The Boulderfields in Kelowna, B.C. this June 23 and 24. It’s a festival including a bouldering competition, area development, projects, clinics aimed […]


Project Crown Land is Film on New Ontario Walls

April 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Project Crown Land is Film on New Ontario Walls

Arc’teryx and Ontario Climbing present the world premiere of Project Crown Land, a film by Hannes Katze. The film explores the challenges involved in developing one of Ontario’s newest, largest and most isolated climbing […]


Banff Mountain Book Competition 2018 is Open

March 27th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Banff Mountain Book Competition 2018 is Open

The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival celebrates mountain literature and film, bringing together filmmakers, writers, publishers, editors, photographers, athletes, adventurers and – of course – readers. As a key program of The […]