The Cougar Creek Highline in Canmore

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Cougar Creek is a popular climbing area in Canmore between Mount Lady MacDonald and Grotto Mountain. There are hundreds of sport routes on its many crags. In some places, the canyon makes for good […]


Watch an Ascent of Powerline Falls in Northern Ontario

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Powerline Falls is one of the first ice routes you can seen when entering Kama Bay in northern Ontario. The wide flow often has a number of lines from WI3 to WI5. Watch this […]


Top Climbers Head to Newfoundland for Ice

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Ice climbing season is creeping into it’s fifth month in some part of Canada, which means climbers are in top winter climbing shape. This week, Jon Walsh, Michelle Kadatz, Will Mayo and Anna Pfaff […]


Watch Ahishek Mehta Send India’s Hardest Route

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Ganesha is a steep 5.14a in Badami, Indian and was bolted by French champion Alex Chabot. Watch Ahishek Mehta, 22, send the aesthetic line over 20 days.


Tim Emmett Climbs New Ice Above Lake Superior

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Lake Superior has big walls along its shore and Tim Emmett climbed a new steep ice line on on one of them in Michigan. He called his new route On the Rocks WI6X and […]


Watch Setting and Projecting of Permanent Indoor Project

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

At Klattercentret climbing gym in Stockholm, Sweden, a team of setters is making a permanent line called The Project. The point is for it to be a potential project for everyone. It will have […]


Watch Jimmy Webb Bouldering in 2017

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

Jimmy Webb has spent the first weeks of 2017 bouldering and putting up first ascents.