Nepal to Track Everest Climbers and Ueli Steck Returning in Spring

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Over 4,000 climbers have stood on top of Mount Everest and many others have lied about it. Starting this spring, the Nepalese government will be testing out a new system to bust fakes summit […]


New Calgary Bouldering Gym Called Bolder Opens in April 2017

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Josh Muller, Zak McGurk and Craig Doram are opening a new climbing gym in Calgary built specifically for boulderers. “We have been working tirelessly for month to make this dream a reality,” said Muller. “Join […]


Squamish Access Society’s 2016 Report and 2017 Agenda

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Over the past few years, Squamish has seen a steady increase in visitors. Some are going for climbing, some paddling, some biking and some to just hike up The Chief. As a result, the […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends La Rambla 5.15 on Fourth Go

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Stefano Ghisolfi as sent La Rambla 5.15a in Siurana, Spain, on his fourth attempt for the 16th send of the historic line. Ghisolfi is in Spain being filmed on First Round First Minute 5.15b […]


Joe Kinder on the Development of Planet Garbage 5.14d

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

In this short film, Joe Kinder explores his vision and personal process during the bolting, development and ascent of Planet Garbage, 5.14d in Rifile, Colorado.


Will Gadd to Host Jeff Lowe Event in Canmore on March 23

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Award winning documentary film, Metanoia, narrated by Jon Krakauer, will be playing in Canmore on March 23. Known around the world for his visionary first ascents, Jeff Lowe’s award-winning book Ice World, is the […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Climbing Works

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

The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival took place this past weekend with some of the world’s best competing. Canada’s Sean McColl advanced to Semis but didn’t advance to Finals. Alex Megos and Melissa La […]