Share Your Fall Climbing Photos for a Chance to Win SmartWool Apparel

October 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on Share Your Fall Climbing Photos for a Chance to Win SmartWool Apparel

Gripped is hosting a contest until Nov. 13 for a chance to win great apparel from SmartWool. Autumn presents opportunities to capture amazing climbing photos, from snow-covered mountains in the west to colourful trees […]


Adam Ondra Visits Black Diamond HQ in Utah

October 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Visits Black Diamond HQ in Utah

Before Adam Ondra arrived in Yosemite, he visited Salt Lake City in Utah to check out the Black Diamond headquarters.


The Story of Top Brand ORGANIC Climbing

October 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Outdoor, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The Story of Top Brand ORGANIC Climbing

ORGANIC Climbing has been an industry leader for years. With some of the most durable and functional bouldering products on the market, it’s no wonder their gear can be found around boulders across Canada.


Augmented Climbing Puts You in Video Game on Home Wall

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Video | Comments Off on Augmented Climbing Puts You in Video Game on Home Wall

The new augmented climbing wall combines projected graphics and body tracking to put you in a game. The games and applications can be used as training and can track your progress. Not the future of […]


The Story of the La Sportiva Mythos

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear | Comments Off on The Story of the La Sportiva Mythos

For the last production of Mythos in the colour Lilla, La Sportiva shares a piece of its story and celebrates a product that has become a symbol of climbing generation.


Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Bouldering, Events, Events, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Ice, Mountain, News, Outdoor, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

The 2016 Outdoor Retailer was a gathering of climbers, brands and industry representatives. While there are many reasons to attend the event, the main one was to reveal what is new for 2017. The […]


The DMM Dragon Cams and Orbit Rope Rock

July 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on The DMM Dragon Cams and Orbit Rope Rock

As climbers await the new-gear announcements at the upcoming 2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer, we have to stop and look at two great products released by DMM this year. First are the new DMM Dragons. […]