Watch David Lama and Katherine Choong on Classic Supertramp

July 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

David Lama and Katherine Choong climb the classic Supertramp in the Glarus Alps in Switzerland. The 400-metre 5.11 on the north face of the Grosser Bockmattliturm was first climbed in 1980 by Martin Scheel and […]


Update: Climbing in Ontario’s Bon Echo Suspended

July 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Update: Park Superintendent Clark Richars told Gripped, “Climbing is currently suspended at Bon Echo Provincial Park for an undetermined period of time. No accident occurred at the park; we are currently working with the Alpine Club of […]


Tim Emmett and Read Macadam Send The Path 5.14R in Rockies

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Tim Emmett and Read Macadam have sent The Path 5.14R at Back of the Lake next to Lake Louise in the Rockies. The duo had been working on the test-piece over the past few […]


When Will Pokémon Go Take People Rock Climbing

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Pokémon Go is a new app that gets people outside following digital Pokémon characters on their screens. While the game is being blamed for car accidents, users being robbed, users being stabbed and users […]


Tommy Caldwell Works on Book at Banff Centre

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Tommy Caldwell received the Paul D. Fleck fellowship from The Banff Centre this year to complete his new book. With Kelly Cordes, author of The Tower, they worked for 16 hours a day for […]


Jared Leto and American National Parks Rock Climbing

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Video | No Comments »

A documentary series celebrating America’s National Parks and the incredible adventurers who explore them has been produced by Oscar winner and Joker Jared Leto. Watch the trailer below. The series will feature Alex Honnold, […]


Five Must-Climb Rockies 5.11s, from Off-Piste to Well-Travelled

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The Canadian Rockies are home to some big rock climbs. While many know about the popular single-pitch crag routes at Grassi Lakes, Cougar Canyon, Heart Creek and Acephale, few know about some of the […]