Barbara Zangerl Sends Gondo Crack 5.14bR Trad

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Barbara Zangerl Sends Gondo Crack 5.14bR Trad

Barbara Zangerl has ticked her hardest trad route to date with her send of Gondo Crack 5.14bR. She opened the route with Jacapo Larcher, who also made a send. The pair made the first […]


Big Nova Scotia Ice Siren’s Song Gets Second Ascent

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Big Nova Scotia Ice Siren’s Song Gets Second Ascent

Earlier this winter, Greg Hughes, Luc Gallant and Michel Martin made the second ascent of the big ice route Siren’s Song WI5 in Nova Scotia. The first ascent of the 85-metre line was back […]


Peter Habeler is 74 and Climbs Eiger North Face

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Peter Habeler is 74 and Climbs Eiger North Face

Austrian climber Peter Habeler is a 74-year-old legend who just made another ascent up the north face of the Eiger, this time with David Lama. Back in 1974, Habeler and Reinhold Messner made the […]


Boulder World Cup 2017: Canadians in Meiringen

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Boulder World Cup 2017: Canadians in Meiringen

The 2017 World Cup of Bouldering is about to kick off in Meiringen, Switzerland. Sean McColl and Zach Richardson are the only Canadians who will be competing. For the full start list see here. […]


Canadian Louis Rousseau to Attempt Cho Oyu New Route

April 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Louis Rousseau to Attempt Cho Oyu New Route

Canadian Louis Rousseau from Quebec is on a team of four heading to the Himalayas to attempt a new route on Cho Oya, the world’s sixth highest mountain at 8,201 metres. Rousseau’s team includes […]


You Will Need to Pay to Stream World Cup Events

April 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on You Will Need to Pay to Stream World Cup Events

It seems the popularity of climbing has reached a point where to watch World Cups will cost you. The IFSC has teamed up with FloSports based in the U.S.A. The IFSC stated in a […]


Watch Feature Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

April 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Feature Film on Quebec Laurentides Bouldering History

The new film Origine tells the story of bouldering in the Laurentians of Quebec, all the way from the 1960s up to 2017, with a focus on the new school boulderers from 1990 onward. […]