Columbia Sportswear Contest

December 1st, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Events, Events, Gear | Comments Off on Columbia Sportswear Contest

Columbia Sportswear has launched their Agents of Tough contest for a big grand prize. Columbia gear is Tested Tough. Think you’re tough? Submit a video of how you Test Tough for a chance to […]


Ice Climbers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Rockies

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Ice Climbers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Rockies

Visiting climbers were attacked by a grizzly bear after a day of ice climbing. U.K. climbers Greg Boswell and Nick Bullock are currently on a trip to Canada for ice climbing. On Nov. 29, after […]


Watch Some Excellent Quebec Ice Climbing

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Some Excellent Quebec Ice Climbing

Watch motivated ice climbers explore some of Quebec’s steeper ice and mixed routes.


Watch Ouellet and McCormick Make FA in Bugaboos

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Ouellet and McCormick Make FA in Bugaboos

In 2012, Jean-Pierre Ouellet and Matt McCormick made the first ascent of The Wandering Direct 5.11R in the Bugaboos. Ouellet is currently climbing ice in the Canadian Rockies, be sure to follow him on Instagram […]


Watch Alex Johnson’s Systems Wall Routine

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Johnson’s Systems Wall Routine

Alex Johnson is one of America’s most experienced com climbers and she is currently training to send a V14 and a 5.14 in 2016. Systems Wall Training with Alex Johnson from The RV Project […]


Words With Actress and Comp Climber Helen Colliander

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Words With Actress and Comp Climber Helen Colliander

Helen Colliander is an actress and competition climber based in Vancouver. With over 20 credits to her name on the IMDb website, including the popular TV series Heartland, it’s fair to say 15-year-old Helen Colliander […]


Watch the First Ascent of High Times 5.13b

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Watch the First Ascent of High Times 5.13b

Watch Ben Ditto make the first ascent of High Times 5.13b, which is a steep climb on Drug Dome in Tuolumne Meadows. –  Follow Ben Ditto on Instagram @benjaminditto.