Fun Ontario 5.10 at Devil’s Glen Re-Bolted

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | No Comments »

Rock climbing development takes a lot of work, from access issues to fixing existing hardware on old routes. Ontario has a lot of old climbs, originally bolted in the 1980s and 1990s. Some of […]


Sam Tucker Onsights 5.13 Trad at Lake Louise

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Calgary climber Sam Tucker is on a sending spree and has just onsighted Where Geezas Get Amongst It at Back of the Lake near Lake Louise. The steep and technical 5.13a is an extension […]


Watch Nicole Deuchar on Squamish 5.12

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Watch Nicole Deuchar on Digital Dexterity 5.12c at the Smoke Bluffs in Squamish in this short film by Stu Smith. Digital Dexterity is an often-mossy climb at Pixie Corner that requires cleaning before sending. […]


Alannah Yip Makes Semis at India World Cup 2017

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey took top spots at the IFSC Boulder World Cup in India this weekend. It was the second comp in a row they both finished first. After locking down Semis, […]


Mike Foley Sends Dreamcatcher 5.14d in Squamish

June 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Mike Foley has made the fifth send of Dreamcatcher after a number of attempts. His 5.14d ascent comes amid a big season of strong climbs on Canada’s West Coast. The first ascent was by […]


Chris Sharma Climbs New Big 5.14 DWS

June 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Chris Sharma has climbed “a perfect line” up the Vallon Pont d’Arc in Southern France. His new deep water solo (DWS) route is a 30-metre 5.14 that took him four days to piece together. […]


Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Alex Megos has been on a road trip for the past few weeks, visiting historic and new crags around Europe. His most recent stop was in Ceüse and he sent Jungle Boogie 5.15a in […]