Second Ascent of Big 2003 1,000-metre Peru Mixed

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Navarro Iker Madoz, Marc Toralles and Roger Cararach have made the second ascent of a big mixed route on Jirishanca called Tambo, which was first climbed in 2003 by Didier Jourdain and Aymeric Clouet. […]


10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

August 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Ontario has some of Canada’s best climbing areas, from the world-class limestone at Lion’s Head to the remote McCrae Lake granite. Below are 10 images, be sure to visit and follow the climbers and […]


Anchors Failing in Alpine, Bring a Hammer

August 11th, 2017 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Over the past few months, a number of anchors in the Canadian Rockies and American 14ers have failed, resulting in death and injury. Most reports have not detailed the type of anchors failing or […]


Climber Dies on Middle Sister Near Canmore

August 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

A climber in his 40s died on Wednesday evening after falling from an unknown height down the north face of the Middle Sister near Canmore. The climber was reportedly rappelling down a route on […]


Matt Bush on New V9 Highball in South Africa

August 10th, 2017 by Matt Bush | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

I stood in awe beneath the 30-foot granite boulder in Cosy Bay. It felt so much bigger now without ropes. The butterflies raced inside my stomach. My senses sharpened. The moment had come. I […]


DiGiulian and Marin Send Big Wall Madagascar 5.14

August 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin make second free ascent of Mora Mora, a 370-metre 5.14b. It climbs the left side of the Tsaranoro Massif the East African island of Madagascar. The rock is streaked […]


Popular Climb Magazine Stops the Presses

August 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

It’s the end of an era for Climb magazine as they stop printing their magazine and go online only. The publishers announced, “After serious consideration, and following over 33 years of production, Greenshires Press […]