Watch Adam Ondra Whip off Neanderthal 5.15b

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Neanderthal is one of only a few routes that climbs the entire Sanya Linya cave in Spain. It was first sent in 2009 at 5.15b by Chris Sharma. Despite a serious effort by Magnus […]


Scottish Crusher Greg Boswell Featured in Short Film

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Greg Boswell is one of the strongest U.K. mixed and ice climbers who has sent a number of test-piece routes in Canada. Watch this short profile on Boswell filmed this winter.


The Cougar Creek Highline in Canmore

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Cougar Creek is a popular climbing area in Canmore between Mount Lady MacDonald and Grotto Mountain. There are hundreds of sport routes on its many crags. In some places, the canyon makes for good […]


Watch an Ascent of Powerline Falls in Northern Ontario

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Powerline Falls is one of the first ice routes you can seen when entering Kama Bay in northern Ontario. The wide flow often has a number of lines from WI3 to WI5. Watch this […]


The 2017 Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships will be Feb. 18 and 19 at The Hive North Shore in Vancouver. The route setters have been working hard all week at the time-consuming task of setting dozens […]


Top Climbers Head to Newfoundland for Ice

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Ice climbing season is creeping into it’s fifth month in some part of Canada, which means climbers are in top winter climbing shape. This week, Jon Walsh, Michelle Kadatz, Will Mayo and Anna Pfaff […]


Watch Ahishek Mehta Send India’s Hardest Route

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Ganesha is a steep 5.14a in Badami, Indian and was bolted by French champion Alex Chabot. Watch Ahishek Mehta, 22, send the aesthetic line over 20 days.