Canadian Amanda Berezowski Sends West Coast 5.13c

May 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Amanda Berezowski started comp climbing in Calgary when she was 16. She was part of the city’s junior team and climbed with top climbers nationally and internationally. She just sent the first 5.13 she […]


Basecamp Podcast Discussion with Alpinist Colin Haley

May 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Colin Haley is one of the world’s leading alpinists. Born in Seattle in 1984, he began his climbing life in the Cascade Mountains. Close to home, he made important first ascents in the Canadian […]


Mount Everest Ascent Captured by Mammut Project360 with Stunning Images

May 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Four Nepalese mountain guides, Lakpa Sherpa and Pemba Rinji Sherpa and their supporters Kusang Sherpa and Ang Kaji Sherpa became the first men in the world to document the south route to the summit […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlights from Innsbruck

May 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Watch here the best moments of the Innsbruck Bouldering Finals. Canadian Sean McColl finished in third place on the podium. Full results here.


Everest 2016: Hundreds Summit, First Ukranian Woman, Frostbite and Two Deaths

May 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

As the spring 2016 climbing season on Everest wraps up in a week, hundreds of climbers celebrate ascents from the south. There will be final summit pushes this week on Everest, Lhotse and Shishpangma. […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Sean McColl Podiums and Coxsey Wins Again

May 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

One of the biggest World Cups of the year took place in Austria on Canada’s May 2-4 weekend. Top Canadian Sean McColl finished third and grabbed Canada’s first podium finish in the 2016 World […]


Make May 2-4 a Climbing Weekend

May 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The weekend before May 25 is Victoria Day, but is known to many Canadians as the May 2-4 weekend. While it is meant to be celebrated with fireworks, a case of 24 beers and […]