Gripped Magazine


Out of Nowhere – Nathan Kutcher

If you looked at the roster for the men's competition this past January, you probably wouldn't have picked first-time competitor Nathan Kutcher of St. Catharines to win top honors. "Nobody in the competition had ever even heard of this guy," competition director and Ouray Ice
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Josh Wharton Shares Rockies Climbing Lessons

Check out this cool video that covers some of the things Josh Wharton learned while climbing in the Canadian Rockies.
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A Mixed Bag of Nuts – Canada’s Top Mixed Routes

Collaborating with Slawinski, Gadd, and Owens and a group of Canadian Rockies adventure seekers, I created a top-10 mixed climbing route list. This list was put together to give some sort of direction; a guide to where you might find a climb that will leave you with shivers up
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The Okanagan’s Bouldering Boom

Currently, the Okanagan boasts at least 10 bouldering areas with over 1000 established problems. The rock varies from Tuolumne-style, knobby granite to RMNP-esque boulder fields filled with ridiculously featured Monashee gneiss. Settings range from lakeside escapes to higher
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Headlamps. Bright Lights for Dark Nights.

This season's newest headlamps offer brighter beams and longer burn times - perfect for climbers getting an alpine start or preparing dinner after a long day of cragging.
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Cool Weather Climbing Clothing

Some climbing clothing options for the upcoming fall and winter season.
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