Kangchenjunga Skyline Attempt and Everest News

May 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger are attempting to traverse the Kangchenjunga Skyline without bottled oxygen or fixed ropes. The big traverse includes reaching the summits of Yalung Kang (8,505m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Kangchenjunga Central (8,482m) […]

Watch Amanda Berezowski Send Quebec V9

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

Amanda Berezowski was visiting Quebec for the Canadian Lead/Speed Nationals (find results from the comp here) and sent Cowboy V9. After her send, she noted on Instagram, “The day after Nationals I was able […]

Watch ‘At What Price’ Featuring Canmore Photographer

May 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The film ‘At What Price’ debuted at the 2016 Banff Mountain Film Festival before screening at festivals around the world. Created by Tommy Day, it focuses on Canmore-based photographer John Price as he “explores […]

Tim Emmett Sends Superman 5.14c on West Coast

May 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Tim Emmett has sent Superman 5.14c at Cheakamus Canyon north of Squamish. He noted that he was surprised by his send. “I wasn’t expecting that!” he wrote on Instagram. “I managed to get to […]

Western Canada Climber Dick Culbert Passes

May 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | No Comments »

Western Canada climber Dick Culbert passed away on May 23, he began climbing around Vancouver in the 1950s. Born in Winnipeg in 1940, he went on to make over 250 first ascents after his […]

Ali Kennedy Repeats Burly Trad Test-piece in U.K.

May 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Ali Kennedy has mad the sixth ascent of The Big Issue E9 6c (5.13R) at Bosherton Head in Pembroke, U.K. Kennedy is only the second climber to lead the run-out route and place gear […]

Philip Stone Updates on Quadra Island Crag Development

May 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

After a prolonged wet spring the past winter’s route development projects have begun to fall at Chinese Mountains on Quadra Island on B.C.’s West Coast. Cherry picking from the few dry days over the […]