Watch First Ascent of Dreamline WI6+ in Newfoundland

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

On Tues. March 21, Joe Terravecchia, Anna Pfaff and Will Mayo climbed the spray ice line to the right of The Pissing Mare Waterfall in Western Brook Pond of Gros Morne National Park in […]


Jacob Cook Sends New 5.13d Slab in Squamish

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

British crusher Jacob Cook has ticked a new 5.13d in Squamish at the Lower Tier of Crag X at the Smoke Bluffs. This first free ascent is only a day after Stu Smith climbed […]


Watch Canadians Climb Remote New Routes on Greenland

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Canadians Paul McSorley and Vikki Weldon and Italy-based Paulo Marazzi base themselves out of the Aurora, a steel hulled sailboat for climbing adventures in Greenland. “The combination of ocean coast, glacial ice, floating bergs […]


Watch Highlights from Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships took place at The Hive North Shore in February. The Open Bouldering Championships will be next weekend at Rock Jungle in Edmonton. Watch highlights from the Youth comp below […]


Another New B.C. Mixed Route is Blob Blob Blob

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Raphael Slawinski and Sarah Hueniken established a new mixed route near Field, B.C. last week. The mixed-protection mixed-rock-and-ice line climbs up right of Twisted WI5 and left of the new Nasty Habit M6 WI5. […]


Stu Smith Climbs New 5.14 in Squamish Smoke Bluffs

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Stu Smith has sent a new 5.14a/b in the Squamish Smoke Bluffs that he is calling Two Thumb Press. “This morning I woke up in Squamish with plans to give a real go at […]


Watch Lonnie Kauk Send New 5.14 in California

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Lonnie Kauk is one of climbing’s quiet crushers who is always pushing bold solos and hard crack climbs. In this short video, he makes the first ascent of Stonehenge Direct 5.14b at June Lake […]