Adam Currie Sends Old Rockies Proj at 5.13d

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Currie Sends Old Rockies Proj at 5.13d

Adam Currie has made the first ascent of an old Marcus Norman project in the Rockies. Currie called the Prairie Creek route Core Shot and graded it 5.13d. “The line itself has really sat […]


Updated: Leclerc Quickly Free-Solos Big Rockies Routes

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Updated: Leclerc Quickly Free-Solos Big Rockies Routes

On June 27, Marc-Andre Leclerc free-soloed two big routes in the Canadian Rockies up steep limestone walls. Climbing the two walls, EEOR and Ha Ling, in a day has long been local climbers’ objective […]


New Guidebook to Crest Creek Rock on West Coast

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Guidebook to Crest Creek Rock on West Coast

In a quiet corner of Vancouver Island near the west coast community of Gold River can be found one of the Island’s most charming and quietly-popular recreation destinations. For rock climbers from Victoria to […]


The Ontario Beaver Valley Climbing 2017 Fest

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on The Ontario Beaver Valley Climbing 2017 Fest

The 2017 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival will be taking place on July 14 at Rob Roy Dogsled Farm in Singhampton, Ontario. As they note, it’s “a celebration of the Ontario climbing community, Beaver Valley […]


Area Profile: Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Area Profile: Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia

As the waves of the Atlantic Ocean crash in the afternoon sun, the lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove stands out like a beacon. The community of Peggy’s Cove is a throw back to the time […]


Watch Short Alberta Boulder Film with Allison Vest

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Alberta Boulder Film with Allison Vest

Allison Vest has made a short video about bouldering at The Gateway near Exshaw in the Bow Valley west of Calgary. The newly developed area has a number of problems up tall scree-field boulders. […]


Lunar Tide is New Squamish North Walls 5.11

June 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | Comments Off on Lunar Tide is New Squamish North Walls 5.11

Jason Ammerlaan and Colin Moorehead established Lunar Tide, a new 250-metre 5.11d 10-pitch route up the Zodiac Wall recently. The route starts up the classic Gone Surfin’ (first climbed in 1985 by Dean Hart […]