Montreal’s Psicobloc Open Series 2019 Will be Epic

August 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The big deep water soloing comp starts on Aug. 24


Oscar Beaudrand Comes 4th at Youth Lead World Championships

August 24th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

Team Japan sweeps the Male Youth B podium


Ragged Edge Traverse is Huge 5.11 Along Okanagan Lake

August 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

The new 300-metre traverse took Steve DeMaio five years to piece together


Canadians Advance to Lead Semi-Finals at Youth Worlds

August 23rd, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

Youth World Championships are underway. The qualification rounds for the lead are done and Canada has six competitors advancing to Semi-Finals this weekend: Sean Faulkner (Jr), Kindar McNamee (YA), Guy McNamee (YA), Victor Baudrand […]


Team Canada for the Youth World Championships 2019

August 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The championships are taking place this week in Arco


Bengal Spice Indirect is New Rockies Alpine 5.12

August 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Bengal Spice Indirect 5.12c was climbed ground-up from a prominent ledge system at one-third’s height in the centre of Peyto Tower by Niall Hamill and Ryan Richardson. The ledge was accessed via rappel from […]


Global Climbing Day and Free Climbing at These Canadian Gyms

August 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Walls are Meant for Climbing is coming to a climbing gym near you


Tomoa Narasaki Wins Combined World Championship

August 21st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News | No Comments »

Results and recap of the combined men’s Finals


Discovery, 15-pitch 5.13 in Winds, Freed in Push

August 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Nate Mankovich said, “There is climbing potential for many lifetimes. The recent free climbing activity in the area, particularly for free climbs 5.11 and harder, is inspiring.”


Climbers Rescued from Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The climbers are reportedly OK after the impressive rescue