RAB Xenon X Hoodie and Torque Pants

February 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on RAB Xenon X Hoodie and Torque Pants

Gripped’s editor spent a few days this winter trying RAB’s Xenon X Hoodie and Torque Pants on sport climbs and in the mountains. To many Canadians, RAB is not the most common outdoor brand […]


The Arc’teryx Alpha FL30 Pack

February 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on The Arc’teryx Alpha FL30 Pack

The Arc’teryx Alpha FL30 is one of the go-to packs for climbers who want to move fast and light in the mountains. Gripped editor Brandon Pullan recently spent a few days climbing with a new […]


Black Diamond Carabiner Recall

February 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Hardware, Ice, Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on Black Diamond Carabiner Recall

Black Diamond Equipment has voluntarily issued a recall, subject to user inspection, of carabiners, quickdraws and nylon runners because of the possibility of product irregularities. In some carabiners, the gate rivets (in solid gate […]


The New Grivel Captive Carabiner

January 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, News, Rock | Comments Off on The New Grivel Captive Carabiner

Stevie Haston presents the new Grivel Captive carabiner, the anti cross-loading carabiner. Cross-loading happens when a carabiner is stressed on its minor axis. Carabiners are strongest when stressed on their major axis meaning directly […]


Six Highlights From the 2016 Winter Outdoor Retailer

January 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Events, Events, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on Six Highlights From the 2016 Winter Outdoor Retailer

Gear manufacturers from around the world meet in Salt Lake City, Utah, twice a year for the Outdoor Retailer. At the start of January, the winter event took place and showcased some of the […]


The Amazing Julbo Aerospace Goggles

January 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Gear, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The Amazing Julbo Aerospace Goggles

Now that winter is in full swing, we have had the chance to test out the new award-winning Julbo Aerospace goggles. It took only one trip to the ski hill and one ski-approach to […]


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 […]