A number of ice routes in the Ghost are in, including the newly climbed 120-metre Big Game Hunter WI5+. Chris Meginbir, Steven Kovalenko and Maurice Perreault approached for over two hours and gained nearly […]
Slovenian Luka Lindic and German Ines Papert made the first ascent of the 1,200-metre couloir on the southeast aspect of Kyzyl Asker, a 5,842-metre peak in Western Kokshaal-too. The route was first spotted in […]
East Coast climber Roger Fage has put his Nova Scotia ice climbing guidebook online. Nova Scotia has dozens of high-quality routes, some that forms above the Atlantic Ocean and other more inland. The following […]
Whether you are mixed or waterfall climbing, good technique and planning will lead to a higher chance of success and more fun.
It’s nearly ice/mixed climbing season and in some parts of Canada the cold temperatures are already freezing things up. Keep in mind the objective hazards of ice/mixed climbing are different than rock. Avalanche slopes, […]
August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Bouldering, Events, Events, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Ice, Mountain, News, Outdoor, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016
The 2016 Outdoor Retailer was a gathering of climbers, brands and industry representatives. While there are many reasons to attend the event, the main one was to reveal what is new for 2017. The […]
Sarah Hueniken is based in the Canadian Rockies and is one of Canada’s leading climbers. In this short film by Canmore-based videographer Craig Hall, Hueniken opens up about more than just climbing. In this […]