Lucas Uchida Flashes Lion’s Head 5.13c

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Lucas Uchida Flashes Lion’s Head 5.13c

Lucas Uchida is a top Ontario climber who visited Lion’s Head this past weekend. Mike Penney, local climber and photographer, encouraged Uchida to wear a pink shirt for his flash attempt of Maxi Piesta […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

Munich has concluded five IFSC Bouldering World Cup series since 2010. In 2014, the third most populous city in Germany attracted more than 6,000 Sport Climbing fans to the grand Olympic Stadium – host […]


Calgary BASE Jumper Dies Near Ha Ling in Canmore

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Calgary BASE Jumper Dies Near Ha Ling in Canmore

Cameron Minni of Calgary had made one successful jump last weekend before hitch-hiking a ride to the trail up Ha Ling. Cindy Sleeman picked Minni up after his jump off EEOR. She said he […]


Watch Nicole Deuchar Send Squamish 5.12d

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Nicole Deuchar Send Squamish 5.12d

Watch another great short film from Stu Smith. This one of Nicole Deuchar sending her project Burning the Coil 5.12d, a classic Peter Winter route, at Fern Hill.


Germans Repeat Big Baffin Island Route on the Turret

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Germans Repeat Big Baffin Island Route on the Turret

Robert Jasper and Stefan Glowacz have returend from a multi-week trip to Baffin Island. The team repeated the 1995 15-pitch 5.10 A3 called Nuvualik climbed by Mark Synnott, Jerry Gore and Warren Hollinger on […]


Sean McColl Says Olympics Would Be Dream Come True

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Says Olympics Would Be Dream Come True

Sean McColl is one of the world’s best competitors and one of Canada’s top climbers. He has continuously pushed the limits of hard climbing and has inspired countless young athletes to try hard on […]


Alex Megos Sends Another New 5.14 in Rockies

August 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Sends Another New 5.14 in Rockies

Alex Megos has been in the Canadian Rockies for a little under two weeks and has climbed a handful of new 5.14s. On Aug. 8, he sent an old project in the Carrot Creek […]