A History of Climbing Competitions Since 1985

July 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on A History of Climbing Competitions Since 1985

International climbing competitions have come a long way in the past few decades. As we ready for this year’s IFSC World Cup season, in which many Canadians will be heading overseas, it’s important to […]


McColl Finishes 7th in Chamonix Lead World Cup

July 13th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on McColl Finishes 7th in Chamonix Lead World Cup

The Chamonix World Cup had a bit of everything, from tight races and low falls, to expected wins and shocking misses. The biggest surprise of the event, of course, was that Janja Garnbret didn’t […]


Kai Lightner to be at Banff Mountain Festival 2019

July 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Kai Lightner to be at Banff Mountain Festival 2019

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


Test Your Memory of the 2019 Bouldering WC Season

July 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Test Your Memory of the 2019 Bouldering WC Season

And enjoy highlights from Charlie Boscoe’s commentary


Villars Lead World Cup 2019 Finals Highlights

July 8th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Villars Lead World Cup 2019 Finals Highlights

An exciting men’s round, not so much for the women


Watch Villars Speed and Lead World Cup Finals 2019

July 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Watch Villars Speed and Lead World Cup Finals 2019

Watch exciting Finals to the first lead world cup of the year


Athletes Selected for the CEC Lead World Cup Season

June 26th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Athletes Selected for the CEC Lead World Cup Season

On June 13-14, 2019, Calgary Climbing Centre hosted Climbing Escalade Canada’s (CEC) National Team selection camp for the 2019 Difficulty (Lead) World Cup season. Joining Sean McColl and Alannah Yip on the team are […]


Women’s Bouldering Festival in Fontainebleau, France

June 24th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Events, Gripped Outdoors, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Women’s Bouldering Festival in Fontainebleau, France

An international event of bouldering, plus yoga, routesetting and more, this fall


How Climbing Athletes Qualify for the 2020 Olympics

June 19th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on How Climbing Athletes Qualify for the 2020 Olympics

For the first time in history, Sport Climbing will be part of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, 2020. Many people have been wondering how athletes qualify to compete at this monumental event. Below is […]


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

June 10th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Register Now for the Treeline Women’s Climbing Festival in Squamish

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 […]