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Growing Up Climbing, Jelisa Dunbar

Born and raised in Calgary, Jelisa Dunbar has been climbing since she could walk. She began getting serious and competing when she was nine years old and never looked back. She says “There is always something to learn from the rock… and in its own way, it’s kind of like an art piece! I really […]

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How to look good in climbing photos – wear G6

  Although G6 Rock Climbing Apparel is fairly new, they have begun building a meaningful identity in the Canadian climbing community. As a founding and ongoing sponsor for the Toronto Bouldering World Cup, a Tour de Bloc sponsor, it’s hard to miss their presence on the Canadian competition scene. The story of how G6 began […]

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2017 MEC Tour de Bloc Championships

Mountain Equipment Co-op Tour De Bloc Championships on April 1st & 2nd, 2017. Venue: Up The Bloc REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Register by March 15th for your free t-shirt! Elite registration deadline: March 29, 2017 Online Registration Fee: Elite Competition – $85+tax* Qualifiers 5 on 5 off, 5 problems Semis 5 on 5 off, 4 […]


TdB 14 Altitude Gym

09:00 Open registration 09:45 technical meeting for open 10:00 open category qualifiers. Zone and top format red point  round. Top 8 men and women advance to finals. 13:00 open qualifier ends. Citizens registration and technical meeting. 13:30 open results. 13:45 Citizens scramble format competition.  Categories: expert, experienced, recreational, youth 12 under, youth 13+. Open competitors […]


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TdB 14 Seven Bays Bouldering

t’s that time again!!! Tour de Bloc is back at Seven Bays this November! We have elite, recreational and youth categories! Tour de bloc means all new problems, cash prizes for the elite category, giveaways for all categories and just an all around great time. You can now REGISTER PRICE: YOUTH (15 and under) $25 + […]

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TDB 14 Calgary Climbing Centre – Chinook

Event Date: Nov 19 | all dayLocation(s): Chinook CCC Chinook TDB Competition. On Saturday November 19th, 2016, the Calgary Climbing Centre will kick off the Calgary Tour de Bloc season with a local bouldering competition at its Chinook location. This is a fun and exciting event with lots of new boulders set for all abilities, […]


TdB 14 – it’s time to pull on plastic!

Another season of the Tour de Bloc is upon us and we can’t be anymore excited for it to start! New for TdB 14 – Age categories The move to age categories will hopefully encourage more people to join TdB events as the perceived skill level barrier is no longer there. The TdB has always been a grassroots […]


TdB 14 @ Elevation Place

IT’S BACK! Tour de Bloc 14. This competition sells out every year. Be sure to register early by going to:


TdB14 @ Centre d’escalade Vertical

REGISTER Horaire de la compétition :  8 h à 9 h : Inscription des récréatifs et des intermédiaires  8 h 45 : Règlements  9 h à 12 h : Compétition récréatif et intermédiaire  11 h 30 à 12 h 30 : Inscriptions Open  12 h 15 : Règlements  12 h 30 à 15 h 30 […]

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