Alberta Comps: Fricker and Irwin Take Edmonton Juniors

December 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Edmonton hosted a big Youth competition at the Wilson Centre at the University of Alberta on Dec. 9. Alex Fricker, who is fresh off a three-month 5.14-sending sport climbing trip to Europe proved that […]


Quebec Comps: Roy and Smith Take Delire Open

November 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

At Centres d’Escalade Délire in Quebec, some of the provinces top climbers took to the walls for one of the best comps of the season. The FQME/CEC National Series was the second last of […]


Edmonton Gets Big Boulder Gym in 2018

November 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Edmonton Gets Big Boulder Gym in 2018

Alberta will get two big and new climbing gyms in 2018, one that we knew about in Calgary and now one in Edmonton. The new bouldering-only gym in Edmonton will be called Blocs and […]


Ontario Comps: Boulderz Hosts Big Event

November 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ontario Comps: Boulderz Hosts Big Event

Boulderz in Etobicoke, Ontario, hosted a big competition on Nov. 18 and 19. It was an Ontario Climbing Federation event and the last of the year at the popular gym. Jake Tiger and Lia […]


B.C. Comps: White and Taplin Win Pop+Lock 2017

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on B.C. Comps: White and Taplin Win Pop+Lock 2017

On Nov. 10, Pop+Lock, one of B.C. competition climber’s favourite event took place at Gneiss Climbing in Kelowna. Pop + Lock Season 2 Open Woman Champ @staci.white • Congratulations 🍾 • 📸 @michaelvallido #getgneiss […]


Alberta Comps: Holowach, Weber Win Rowdy Bolder

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alberta Comps: Holowach, Weber Win Rowdy Bolder

Bouldering competitions are high-energy and rowdy events. The Nov. 10 competition at Bolder was no different. Some of Alberta’s most familiar names in comp climbing were out, such as Sethna siblings Eric and Elise, […]


Montreal Pan-Am Youth Championships 2017 Results

November 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Montreal Pan-Am Youth Championships 2017 Results

The Pan-American Youth Championships took place at Horizon Roc in Montreal from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5. A number of Canadians climbed their way on to podiums, including a number of first place finishes. […]