Know How to Give a Top-Down Belay for Multi-Pitching

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on Know How to Give a Top-Down Belay for Multi-Pitching

Association of Canadian Mountain Guides guide Paul McSorley demonstrates how to belay on a multi-pitch climb using a “guide style” auto-blocking belay device from the top.


Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Gear, Harnesses, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

From April 15 to May 15, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. Have you ever sent […]


Edu Marin on Boreal Lynx and His Climbing

March 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Edu Marin on Boreal Lynx and His Climbing

Edu Marín talks about the new climbing shoes called Boreal Lynx, his projects and the future of climbing.   BOREAL | Edu Marín talks about Lynx and the future of climbing from BOREAL Outdoor […]


Scarpa All-Day Performance Line for 2016

March 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Scarpa All-Day Performance Line for 2016

Here is Scarpa’s All-Day Performance shoes for 2016, which indluds the Helix, Force X, Techno X and new Origin.


Mammut Story Contest: Your Most Epic Climb

March 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, News, Outdoor, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on Mammut Story Contest: Your Most Epic Climb

From March 15 to April 15, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. What is your most […]


Interview with Benoit Gosselin, Owner of Canmore’s Vertical Addiction

March 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Ice, Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on Interview with Benoit Gosselin, Owner of Canmore’s Vertical Addiction

Canmore is one of Canada’s all-round climbing towns and Vertical Addiction is the go-to shop for climbers. Located between Calgary and Banff National Park, Canmore has been home to climbers for over 100 years. While […]


The New 2016 Five Ten Quantum Shoe

March 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Video | Comments Off on The New 2016 Five Ten Quantum Shoe

The 2016 Five Ten Quantum are redesigned with help from Alex and Thomas Huber. Made for technical climbing on multi-pitch routes. Check out this review by Weigh My Rack. Five Ten Quantum 2016 from […]