Watch Clips From Will Mayo’s New Epic Newfoundland Mixed Route

March 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch Clips From Will Mayo’s New Epic Newfoundland Mixed Route

Will Mayo and partners recently established one of the most impressive new routes of the year in Canada. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is mega new mixed route in Newfoundland. Mayo has […]


New Ice and Rare Routes Climbed in Northern Ontario

March 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Routes | Comments Off on New Ice and Rare Routes Climbed in Northern Ontario

A number of new routes have been climbed around Nipigon on Lake Superior. The new routing began in January with the first ascent of Alloy Boy WI4+ 30m in Kama Bay by Eric Landmann […]


15 Canadian Climbers to Follow on Instagram

March 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Ice, Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on 15 Canadian Climbers to Follow on Instagram

Instagram has become one of the most-used social medias by climbers. This list is composed of leading climbers who use their Instagram accounts for climbing specific photos. There are a number of other top […]


Mega New Mixed Route in Newfoundland is WI7+ M12

March 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News | Comments Off on Mega New Mixed Route in Newfoundland is WI7+ M12

Will Mayo and partners have established one of Canada’s most difficult traditional winter mixed routes. Last year, Mayo established Apocalypse Now WI7 M9, which he sent with Anna Pfaff. This year, he established and […]


Climbers Find Big New Ice and Mixed Routes in Remote Quebec

March 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, Mountain, News, Routes | 1 Comment »

Five climbers recently spent over a week in a remote area of Quebec and climbed a number of new ice and mixed routes. By Maarten van Haeren We (Jean-Philippe Belanger, Jas Fauteux, Charles Roberge, […]


Interview with Benoit Gosselin, Owner of Canmore’s Vertical Addiction

March 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Ice, Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on Interview with Benoit Gosselin, Owner of Canmore’s Vertical Addiction

Canmore is one of Canada’s all-round climbing towns and Vertical Addiction is the go-to shop for climbers. Located between Calgary and Banff National Park, Canmore has been home to climbers for over 100 years. While […]


Gaetan Raymond Repeats Line Above the Sky D15

March 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Rock | Comments Off on Gaetan Raymond Repeats Line Above the Sky D15

A Line Above the Sky is one of the world’s hardest dry-tooling routes at D15 and is found at Tomorrow’s World in the Dolomites. The 50-metre roof was first climbed last month by Tom […]