Canadians at Final Ice World Cup of 2016

January 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News | Comments Off on Canadians at Final Ice World Cup of 2016

The final Ice Climbing World Cup of 2016 has wrapped up in Rabenstein, Italy. A number of Canadians made the trip to Italy for the big event. The overall winners were Korean Han Na […]


Big Sexy’s Yodel is Rockies Newest Mixed Route

January 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Big Sexy’s Yodel is Rockies Newest Mixed Route

Ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies is reaching mid-season and climbers are finding new ground to swing and scratch their way up. In B.C., a popular climbing area is the Yoho Valley Road where […]


Ice Climbing Welcomed at Youth Olympics 2016

January 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Ice Climbing Welcomed at Youth Olympics 2016

The UIAA has announced that ice climbing will be part of the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. From Feb. 12 to 21, top youth athletes in a number of sports will be […]


Tom Ballard Sends New European D15-

January 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Rock | Comments Off on Tom Ballard Sends New European D15-

Tom Ballard has sent his new D15- project in the Italian Dolomites. Tom Ballard is the son of the famous alpinist Alison Hargreaves, who died on K2 in 1995 at the age of 33. […]


New Fitz Roy Route and Patagonia Season Highlights

January 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on New Fitz Roy Route and Patagonia Season Highlights

Like many Patagonia seasons previous, this is a busy one with a number of big sends. The most recent news is the big new route climbed by Quinn Brett, Max Barlerin and Michael Lukens. Called […]


Watch Climbing on B.C. Ice Bergeron Falls

January 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Climbing on B.C. Ice Bergeron Falls

Bergeron Falls is a 100-metre route set in a one-of-a-kind amphitheatre close to Tumbler Ridger, B.C. This Northern B.C. route is must-climb for those looking to tick Canadian classics off their list.


Canadian Women Advance at Ice Worlds

January 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News | Comments Off on Canadian Women Advance at Ice Worlds

The second stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Switzerland on Jan. 22 and 23. A number of Canadians are competing at the event in Saas Fee and have advanced […]