Canadian Catherine Vaillancourt Sends Rocklands V12

May 24th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Catherine Vaillancourt Sends Rocklands V12

Quebec-based Catherine Vaillancourt has sent A Tea With Elmarie V12 in Rocklands, South Africa. In doing so, she has become one of only a few Canadian women who has climbed the grade and potentially […]


Nalle Hukkataival Sends New V14 in Squamish

May 21st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Nalle Hukkataival Sends New V14 in Squamish

Nalle Hukkataival has returned to Squamish this spring to put down a longtime project which is a low-start to an old Sean McColl problem. McColl made the first ascent of Room Service V12 on […]


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 […]


Jenni Davies Talks About Her First Women’s Climbing Fest

May 2nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Jenni Davies Talks About Her First Women’s Climbing Fest

The following was written by Jenni Davies, a writer and climber based in Toronto after travelling to California to partake in the popular Flash Foxy Festival. Climbing saved my life once. After many years […]


Facundo Langbehn is First V15 Chilean Boulderer

April 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Facundo Langbehn is First V15 Chilean Boulderer

Facundo Langbehn became the first Chilean climber to tick the V15 grade with his recent send of The Nest in Red Rocks, Nevada. It was the fifth ascent of the route which was first […]


Indoor Weekly: Top Canadian Climbers in New T.V. Series

April 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Indoor Weekly: Top Canadian Climbers in New T.V. Series

On Mon. April 30, top Canadian climbers will be featured in a new T.V. series called How the Game is Played on GameTV. Sean McColl, Alannah Yip, Bronwen Karnis, Rahul Sapra and Francis Bilodeau […]


Eliot Stephens Digs Deep to Send New Base Line V14

April 25th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Eliot Stephens Digs Deep to Send New Base Line V14

Watch Eliot Stephens and Morgan Preece climb on some of Magic Wood’s best and most sought-after boulder problems, with a bit of excitement thrown in. Stephens recently spent some time in Switzerland and also […]