Big Wave Wall in Newfoundland Gets Big Mixed Route

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Calgary-based climbers Michelle Kadatz and Jon Walsh have been on Canada’s East Coast experiencing Newfoundland’s big ice for the first time. They got right to work and have established at least one big line. […]


Monster New Newfoundland Ice Route is Dreamline WI6+

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Will Mayo, Anna Pfaff and Joe Terravecchia have made the first ascent of a spray ice line right of the big waterfall in Newfoundland known as Pissing Mare Falls. The 400-metre route forms with […]


Seb Bouin is the Silent Crusher Sending 5.15s

February 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Seb Bouin has climbed 5.15 regularly, often sending routes like Chilam Balam 5.15a/b while on a short break from his job as a sports teacher in Paris. In this video, he’s trying his next-level […]


Patagonia Bad Weather Halts Riders on the Storm Attempt

February 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Mayan Smith-Gobat and Brette Harrington spent a number of weeks in Patagonia hoping to make the first free ascent of Riders on the Storm up the Central Tower of Paine. Bad weather forced the […]


Kim McGrenere in Mexico and Sends First 5.13d

February 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Kim McGrenere has sent her first 5.13d, a new-ish route at Las Animas in Mexico called Strict Machine. After her send, she wrote on Sendage.com, “On our first day at Las Animas I saw […]


The 2017 Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships Results

February 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Canadian Youth Bouldering Championships took place on Feb. 18, 19 and 20 at The Hive North Shore in Vancouver. Canada’s top youth climbers made their way to the West Coast for three days […]


Watch Short Film on Brothers of Climbing Crew

February 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

How can you be what you can’t see? Mikhail Martin, co-founder of Brothers of Climbing said, “I literally typed, ‘Are there black climbers?’ in Google and someone said, ‘black people don’t climb.’” Jalen here, […]