Watch Keyhole Canyon Sends in Nevada

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Stu Smith has produced this short film with sends of steep cracks in Keyhole Canyon in Nevada. “Keyhole Canyon is an obscure little hole in the wall in the deep south of Nevada with […]


15 #GrippedMagazine Photos from Stoked Climbers

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Instagram has become the leading social media for climbers to share their images. With nearly 18,000 #GrippedMagazine photos, scrolling through is always inspiring. Below are 15 from the past week. On the bounce back! […]


The Once-Popular NoFootContest is Coming Back

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

More than 10 years after it last took place, the famous NoFootContest of Strasbourg, France, is coming back. Yann Corby, the NoFootContest creator explains how it all started.


Silver Stag is New Vancouver Island Ice Route

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Chris Jensen spotted a soggy wet crag in the Beaufort Range on Vancouver Island a few years ago, after the recent cold snap that hit Vancouver Island and much of the Pacific Northwest, he […]


Watch Mid-Season Ice World Cup Highlights

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The UIAA Ice World Cup has travelled to half of its 2017 locations and below is a highlight reel of some of the big sends. Canadians have had a strong presence this year with […]


Noah Beek Makes Switzerland Ice World Cup Semis

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

For the fourth straight Ice World Cup, B.C. climber Noah Beek has advanced to Semis. Canadians Gord McArthur and Ineke Rhebergen did not advance at the Saas Fee stage in Switzerland. You can check […]


Steve Swenson’s Memoir ‘Karakoram’ is Full of Adventure

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

Steve Swenson’s new memoir Karakoram is a must-read for climbers and armchair mountaineers. With over 1,200 days climbing in and around the Karakoram, Swenson has more climbing days there than most alpinists. The description […]