Will Gadd’s New Route Instagrade His Hardest Ever

January 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News | Comments Off on Will Gadd’s New Route Instagrade His Hardest Ever

Will Gadd’s new route is one of many at a big new mixed area north of Banff. Gadd reported on Instagram about his new route at The Temple on the Icefields Parkway. He did not […]


New Mixed Route in Quebec

January 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Routes | Comments Off on New Mixed Route in Quebec

Matt Maddaloni climbed a new mixed route in Quebec at the start of 2016. The esthetic route is at the not-so-popular Sainte Adele and is called Jessica 4 Ever M8.


Will Mayo’s New Warhawk is M14

January 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Will Mayo’s New Warhawk is M14

Watch Will Mayo send his new link-up in East Vail, it climbs the first 25 meters of The Mustang M14- roof into Red Beard M12 to a crux finish on one-arm lock-offs on thin […]


New Thin Ice Routes in Northern Ontario

January 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Thin Ice Routes in Northern Ontario

It was a slow start to the ice climbing season in most of Canada, but with the recent cooling it seems new routes are forming. At the popular Orient Bay north of Nipigon, Bryce […]


Young-Hye Kwon Sends Difficult Sport Routes in China

January 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Young-Hye Kwon Sends Difficult Sport Routes in China

Young-Hye Kwon has climbed a number of difficult 5.14s in the The White Mountains of Yangshuo, China. Last winter, Korean climber Young-Hye climbed the hardest mixed routes in the world at the time with […]


More Top Canadian Sends of 2015

December 29th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on More Top Canadian Sends of 2015

Here is a short list of some of the big sends that made headlines in 2015. In 2015, a number of firsts went down for Canadian climbers. From first ascents to grade breakthroughs, climbers […]


Big New Ice Climbs in British Columbia

December 29th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Big New Ice Climbs in British Columbia

Two big new ice climbs in the B.C. Peace Region west of Jasper. Tumbler Ridge is on the western edge of the Canadian Rockies and is known for its backcountry skiing and ice climbing. […]