Five Fun Moderate Banff Multi-Pitch Sport Routes

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Banff is one of Canada’s most popular tourist towns, but it is also an ice and rock climbing hub. In the winter, people from around the world use Banff, located in Banff National Park in […]


Youth Bouldering Champion and Legendary Climber Climb Dolomites

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Youth Bouldering Champion Filip Schenk climbs a classic route with his trainer and legendary climber Stefan Stuflesser. The six-pitch climb is located on the Traumpfeiler in the Dolomites near Passo Sella in Val Gardena […]


Adam Ondra Attempts 5.15a Flash and Talks 5.15d Project

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra makes the first-ever serious attempt to flash 5.15a and talks about how important it is to one day make the send. He also talks about a Flatanger project that could be 5.15d […]


Canada’s Andre DeFelice Plays Poker to Support Comp Career

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Andre DeFelice finished in 29th in qualifying at the first IFSC World Cup this year in Switzerland. DeFelice is skipping the Asia World Cups and will be meeting with Team Canada in Innsbruck for his next […]


Caver Gets Stuck in Grotto Mountain and is Rescued

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

A client on a tour with Canmore Cave Tours found himself stuck in a section of cave known as the Laundry Chute. He spent over 12 hours in the narrow section. Rescuers had to […]


Climbers Die on Everest and Shisha Pangma

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Himalayan climbing season has only just begun and already four climbers have died. Patrik Mattioli from Switzerland and Jon David Johnson from Austria died after falling into a crevasse on Shisha Pangma. “The incident occurred […]


Adam Ondra on Stoking the Fire 5.15b

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Check out this awesome clip put together by Jorge Visser and Riccardo Giancola of some of Adam Ondra’s attempts on Chris Sharma’s route Stoking the Fire 5.15b in Santa Linya. Ondra recently sent the […]