New Big Peru Rock Climbs by Pou Bros, Ponce and Galan

September 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The strong sibling team of Iker and Eneko Pou recently teamed up with Manu Ponce and Pedro Galan for three big climbs in Peru. Muy contentos 😀de vuelta de nuestra expedición en #Peru con […]


A 2014 Interview with Alpinist Jeff Lowe

September 11th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Competition, Profiles | 1 Comment »

Jeff Lowe  is considered one of the pioneers of waterfall and alpine ice climbing in North America. Jeff’s climbing career spans six decades and he is known for his visionary climbs and alpine style […]


Peter Adamson’s New New Brunswick 5.13+

September 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Peter Adamson’s New New Brunswick 5.13+

Peter Adamson has made the first ascent of Temperance 5.13+ in New Brunswick, which is one of the most difficult climbs in the province. “This one took a lot of effort, but finally sent […]


Mount Slesse’s East Face Repeated and Freed

September 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Mount Slesse’s East Face Repeated and Freed

Jacob Cook and Tony McLane have made the first free ascent, and second ever, of the east face of Slesse Mountain (often called Mount Slesse) in B.C.’s Cascade Mountains. The first ascent of the […]


Adam Ondra Calls World’s Hardest Route ‘Silence’

September 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Calls World’s Hardest Route ‘Silence’

Adam Ondra has put the finishing touch on his historic 5.15d send at Flatanger in Norway. Everyone was wondering if he would leave it as Project Hard, but he has given it the official […]


Squamish Gets New Women’s Only Climbing Fest

September 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Squamish Gets New Women’s Only Climbing Fest

The Treeline Women’s Only Climbing Festival will run from Sept. 9 to 10 in Squamish at a number of crags and locations. Just over a month until the Treeline Women's Climbing Festival! . September […]


Climbers Traverse 13 Peaks in B.C.’s Valhalla Range

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Climbers Traverse 13 Peaks in B.C.’s Valhalla Range

On Aug. 22, Vince Hempsall and David Lussier circumnavigated the 13 peaks of the Mulvey Basin in Valhalla Provincial Park, B.C. The Nelson-based climbers pieced together a compelling read about their adventure at Mountain […]