Canadians Finish Strong at Ouray Mixed Comp

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

It was in 2012 that Ontario’s Nathan Kutcher took the Ouray Mixed Comp by storm with a big win. Five years later and he has finished with a strong second place for the Men. […]


15 #GrippedMagazine Photos from Stoked Climbers

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Instagram has become the leading social media for climbers to share their images. With nearly 18,000 #GrippedMagazine photos, scrolling through is always inspiring. Below are 15 from the past week. On the bounce back! […]


Silver Stag is New Vancouver Island Ice Route

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Chris Jensen spotted a soggy wet crag in the Beaufort Range on Vancouver Island a few years ago, after the recent cold snap that hit Vancouver Island and much of the Pacific Northwest, he […]


Watch Minnesota Ice Climb Collapse on Tourists

January 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Minnehaha Falls in Minnesota has been climbed in the past, but is currently closed to access. That doesn’t stop tourists from hiking around the base and behind the pillars. Watch this video of a […]


Strong Team Links Ultimate Everything Ice to Gondola Station

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The strong team of Tim Emmett, Luka Lindic and Marc-Andre Leclerc climbed the new ice/mixed variation up Ultimate Everything on The Chief. They then made their way to The Dream WI5 and topped out […]


Squamish Climbers Send The Chief in Icy Conditions

January 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

It’s fair to say that cold weather and lots of snow doesn’t shut down the climbing in Squamish. Jia Condon, Paul McSorley, Jason Kruk and Tony Richardson recently made an icy ascent of The […]


Will Gadd Gets Real About Ice Climbing Accidents

January 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Will Gadd has established some of the world’s most difficult single-pitch mixed routes and is arguably one of Canada’s most well-known outdoor personalities. And over the past few months, he has seen a rise […]