2019 Youth Bouldering Nationals: Young Guns on Fire

February 19th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

CEC Youth Bouldering Nationals were held this past weekend at Bloc Shop in Montreal. If it wasn’t clear before, it is certainly clear now that Canada’s youth climbers are better supported and more organized […]


Youth Bouldering Nationals 2019 at Bloc Shop

February 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2019 Canadian Youth Bouldering Nationals are taking place this weekend at the Bloc Shop in Quebec. Check out the running order for the climbers below. Follow results here. View this post on Instagram Competing […]


National Team Training Camp A Success, Words with Uchida and Frangos

February 15th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

Last week, Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) wrapped up a 10-day National Team training camp, held in Vancouver, January 28 to February 7, 2019. Based on the feedback from the athletes, the national governing body […]


Canada on the Podium and Results from USA Bouldering Youth Nationals

February 12th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

Just a week after Open Nationals, USA Climbing held the Bouldering Youth Nationals at the Deschutes County Expo Centre near Bend, Oregon, this past weekend. Many familiar names were on the running order, particularly […]


Report from February Triple Tour de Bloc Weekend

February 11th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

Three Tour de Bloc competitions happened this weekend in B.C., Ontario and Quebec. In its 16th year, the Tour is still thriving, with packed and stacked events. From west to east, here are your […]


Triple Tour de Bloc This Saturday

February 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

Three Tour de Bloc #tdb4life competitions are happening this weekend across the country. If you’re in Quebec, get out and have a fun day competing or watch finals at Le Mouv’ in Montreal. In […]


Bloc Shop’s Fred Charron Sets for Dock Masters, Watch Livestream

February 6th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Bloc Shop’s Fred Charron Sets for Dock Masters, Watch Livestream

Fred Charron from Montreal’s Bloc Shop is currently in Utrecht, Netherlands, setting boulders for a world-class, two-day competition happening this weekend at Boulderhal Energiehaven. Charron is stoked to be setting in Europe: “For me […]


Bailey and Shiraishi Win USA Bouldering Champions 2019

February 4th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Bailey and Shiraishi Win USA Bouldering Champions 2019

View this post on Instagram What a finish! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @steezybailey put on a show and flashed all four boulders. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ After two years one spot off the top, @ashimashiraishi shined and secured her spot […]


Cool Cheeta Holds that Debuted at Youth Olympics

February 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Cool Cheeta Holds that Debuted at Youth Olympics

Laurent Laporte, Director of Cheeta Holds, was appointed by the IFSC to produce a never-before-seen set of holds to debut at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. The set of holds, consisting of […]


USA Bouldering Nationals This Weekend

January 31st, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on USA Bouldering Nationals This Weekend

The USA Bouldering Open National Championships #bonc is happening Feb. 1 to 2 at the Deschutes County Expo Centre in Redmond (near Bend), Oregon. Sadly, though, it will be very hard (if not impossible) […]