Don’t Miss the Quebec Ice Climbing Festival Festiglace

October 31st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Don’t Miss the Quebec Ice Climbing Festival Festiglace

Quebec’s popular ice climbing festival Festiglace in Pont-Rouge is back


Winners of the Banff Mountain Fest Book Awards 2019

October 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Winners of the Banff Mountain Fest Book Awards 2019

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


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


Youth Worlds: Speed and Bouldering Results To Date

August 27th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Youth Worlds: Speed and Bouldering Results To Date

Zach Richardson and Oscar Baudrand in Boulder Semis, Brennan Doyle in Speed Finals


Montreal’s Psicobloc Open Series 2019 Will be Epic

August 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Montreal’s Psicobloc Open Series 2019 Will be Epic

The big deep water soloing comp starts on Aug. 24


2019 World Championships: Who to Watch for in Speed

August 8th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on 2019 World Championships: Who to Watch for in Speed

Athletes are given a much needed rest day on Friday August 16 and the Speed World Championships take place on Saturday August 17, 2019. The qualification round starts at 12:30pm. The livestream of Finals […]


Rock the Blocs in Kelowna Going on Seventh Year

April 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Rock the Blocs in Kelowna Going on Seventh Year

The seventh Rock the Blocs bouldering festival will be taking place in Kelowna’s Boulderfields this June. Festival organizer, Andy White, said, “Since the beginning, this fest has been about local developers engaging the bouldering […]


Arc’teryx to Host Women’s Empowerment Tour in Toronto

March 29th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on Arc’teryx to Host Women’s Empowerment Tour in Toronto

Canadian high performance outdoor equipment brand, Arc’teryx, is partnering with The Lady Alliance, a collective that aims to empower women through outdoor adventure, to host their Canada-wide Women’s Empowerment Tour. Stop by the Arc’teryx […]


Third Great Lakes Mixed Comp Held in March 2019

March 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Third Great Lakes Mixed Comp Held in March 2019

The return of the Great Lakes Mixed Competition will take place on March 16. “We are continuing the tradition of bringing World Cup style of climbing to the Great Lakes region, giving new competitors […]


The 2019 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix

March 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on The 2019 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix

The eighth edition of the Arc’teryx Alpine Academy will unite the global alpine community in Chamonix, France, July 4 to 7, 2019. Over 450 alpine enthusiasts from 30 countries will come together to advance […]