Another Mega New Mixed Route in Newfoundland

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Anna Pfaff and Will Mayo have established another monster new route in Newfoundland. This big 200-metre line clocks in at WI7+ M9 and is being called Psycho Killer. The route climbs up ice to […]


Big Wave Wall in Newfoundland Gets Big Mixed Route

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Calgary-based climbers Michelle Kadatz and Jon Walsh have been on Canada’s East Coast experiencing Newfoundland’s big ice for the first time. They got right to work and have established at least one big line. […]


Monster New Newfoundland Ice Route is Dreamline WI6+

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Will Mayo, Anna Pfaff and Joe Terravecchia have made the first ascent of a spray ice line right of the big waterfall in Newfoundland known as Pissing Mare Falls. The 400-metre route forms with […]


Scottish Crusher Greg Boswell Featured in Short Film

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Greg Boswell is one of the strongest U.K. mixed and ice climbers who has sent a number of test-piece routes in Canada. Watch this short profile on Boswell filmed this winter.


Top Climbers Head to Newfoundland for Ice

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

Ice climbing season is creeping into it’s fifth month in some part of Canada, which means climbers are in top winter climbing shape. This week, Jon Walsh, Michelle Kadatz, Will Mayo and Anna Pfaff […]


Tim Emmett Climbs New Ice Above Lake Superior

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

Lake Superior has big walls along its shore and Tim Emmett climbed a new steep ice line on on one of them in Michigan. He called his new route On the Rocks WI6X and […]


Watch Highlights of Ice Climbing World Cup Action

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch some of the best moments from the final two events of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup.