Gord McArthur Retires from World Cup Competitions

February 22nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Gord McArthur has established hard new climbs and represented Canada on the world stage for over a decade. A post shared by Gordon McArthur (@gord_mcarthur) on Feb 22, 2018 at 11:40am PST He’s placed […]


Canada Youth Boulder Nationals Results 2018

February 20th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2018 Canada Youth Nationals took place at Delire Escalade from Feb. 17 to 20 with over 220 competitors. David Trudeau, who recently performed well at the USA Youth Nationals, took gold in Junior. […]


Follow Results for Canada Youth Boulder Nationals 2018

February 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The North Face Youth Boulder Nationals are taking place at Délire Escalade Ste-Foy in Quebec this weekend (Feb. 17 to Feb. 19). The event is the highest level of national boulder competition sanctioned by […]


Ice Climbing Isn’t an Olympic Sport but Ski Ballet Was

February 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup just took place in Cheongsong, North Korea, during the opening weekend of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Despite the UIAA’s best efforts, the sport of ice climbing has not […]


Tour de Bloc 15: Seven Bays Results and Photos

February 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Feb. 10 there were six Tour de Blocs that took place across Canada. It was a fun and successful day and many of the provinces top climbers came out. A post shared by […]


Tour de Bloc 15: Karnis and Richardson Win Up the Bloc

February 11th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Feb. 10 there were six Tour de Blocs that took place across Canada. It was a fun and successful day and many of the provinces top climbers came out. Comps were held at […]


Canadians Advance to USA Youth Nationals Finals

February 11th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The USA Youth Nationals are taking place this weekend and two Canadian advanced to Semis. The Qualifications and Semis were hours-long events with many top young climbers. Indiana Chapman and Oscar Baudrand advanced from […]