New Rockies Mixed Route is Fat Tug M7+

March 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Rockies Mixed Route is Fat Tug M7+

Quentin Roberts has reported about his new mixed route in Field, B.C. on Mount Stephen. The new route is one of three to be added to the wall right of Twisted WI5. First was […]


Swedish Skier Shreds Alpine Line in Slovakia

March 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Swedish Skier Shreds Alpine Line in Slovakia

Swedish skier Olle Regnér shredded a steep run in Slovkia that could be considered by some to be an alpine line. He skies over steep rock and into a narrow couldoir before cutting across […]


Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

March 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl to be at Quebec IFSC Press Conference This Weekend

On March 11, the IFSC Annual Plenary Assembly will be taking place in Quebec. The president of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), Mr. Marco Maria Scolaris, and its distinguished guest, Climbing Escalade […]


Watch Trailer to Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Trailer to Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

The new film Origine tells the story of bouldering in the Laurentians of Quebec, all the way from the 1960s up to 2017, with a focus on the new school boulderers from 1990 onward. […]


Ontarian Nathan Kutcher Establishes Alaska M13

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ontarian Nathan Kutcher Establishes Alaska M13

Ontario-based Nathan Kutcher has established the most difficult single-pitch bolted drytool route in Alaska. He called his new M13-, which climbs a steep wall in Keystone Canyon near Valdez, Contra. Kutcher has been touring […]


Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2017 Registration Open March 15

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events | Comments Off on Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2017 Registration Open March 15

The sixth annual Arc’teryx Alpine Academy will be taking place from June 29 to July 2 in Chamonix, France. “The event aims to create a space where beginners and experts alike can gain alpine […]


25 Inspirational Canadian Climbing Women to Follow on Instagram

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 25 Inspirational Canadian Climbing Women to Follow on Instagram

Canada has some of the world’s leading climbers, from ice to rock. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we bring you 25 Canadian women who are leading the way in the gym, on the […]