Watch Will Mayo Solo The Sorcerer WI5

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch Will Mayo solo the 250-metre Sorcerer WI5 in the Canadian Rockies on Nov. 26. The classic big ice route forms in the Ghost and was first climbed in 1983 by Kevin Doyle and […]


Jongwon Chon Wins Legends Only 2016 in Sweden

November 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Five of the world’s top climbers gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, at the Klättercentret Akalla climbing gym for the La Sportiva Legends Only 2016 competition. Some of the world’s top boulderers went head to head, […]


Three Major Comps in Canada This Weekend

November 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

There are three big comps in Canada this weekend. On Nov. 26, Grip It in Saskatoon will host a Tour de Bloc/Alberta Climbing Association comp, for more info visit here. On the same day […]


Kurt Ross and Colin Simon Climb Fat Rocket Man

November 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Kurt Ross and Colin Simon have climbed Rocket Man, a sandbagged 350-metre M7+ WI6 on the steep walls below the Snowbird Glacier on Mount Patterson in the Rockies. Ross and Jess Roskelley attempted the […]


New Documentary Featuring 1916 Bugaboo Reenactment

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

A new outdoor adventure documentary previewing this month takes on a quirky and unusual subject: a group of climbers who set out to reenact a celebrated mountain climb from the early years of exploration […]


Adam Ondra Talks About Dawn Wall After Send

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra climbed the Dawn Wall 5.14d on El Cap in Yosemite in 31 pitches, one less then the first ascent team of Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. At 23, the Czech climber has […]


Southern Ontario Ice Festival Gives Back to Community

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Ice climbers tend to be hermits in the winter seeking out isolated climbs separated by long distances. The Southern Ontario Ice Fest galvanizes Ontario’s ice climbing community while giving back to the TROUT – […]