New Scarpa Phantom Tech Boots Are Made for Canada

November 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Scarpa Phantom Tech Boots Are Made for Canada

Part of the completely redesigned Phantom series, the Scarpa Phantom Tech represents the next generation of mountain footwear. It’s the lightest, warmest and stiffest mountain boot in it’s class integrating revolutionary technologies like Scarpa’s […]


Learn How to Sharpen Your Ice Screws

November 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Learn How to Sharpen Your Ice Screws

Ice climbing requires a full kit of equipment not used for rock climbing, from crampons to ice screws. Screws are one of the most important pieces of gear an ice climber owns. Every ice […]


Patagonia’s New High Alpine Kit

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Video | Comments Off on Patagonia’s New High Alpine Kit

In the high alpine, things can come apart quickly. Climbers accustomed to situations with serious consequences rely on systems that are precise and personal. Brought to life by a deep team of athletes, field […]


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 […]