Nobel Prize Winner Awarded Arco Climbing Nod

June 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Nobel Prize Winner Awarded Arco Climbing Nod

John Mike Kosterlitz was awarded the Nopel Prize in Physics in 2016 and Climbing Ambassador by Arco Rock Legends 2017 Awards. The award will be presented on Aug. 25 in the city of Arco […]


Fun Ontario 5.10 at Devil’s Glen Re-Bolted

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | Comments Off on Fun Ontario 5.10 at Devil’s Glen Re-Bolted

Rock climbing development takes a lot of work, from access issues to fixing existing hardware on old routes. Ontario has a lot of old climbs, originally bolted in the 1980s and 1990s. Some of […]


Sam Tucker Onsights 5.13 Trad at Lake Louise

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Sam Tucker Onsights 5.13 Trad at Lake Louise

Calgary climber Sam Tucker is on a sending spree and has just onsighted Where Geezas Get Amongst It at Back of the Lake near Lake Louise. The steep and technical 5.13a is an extension […]


Watch Nicole Deuchar on Squamish 5.12

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nicole Deuchar on Squamish 5.12

Watch Nicole Deuchar on Digital Dexterity 5.12c at the Smoke Bluffs in Squamish in this short film by Stu Smith. Digital Dexterity is an often-mossy climb at Pixie Corner that requires cleaning before sending. […]


Alannah Yip Makes Semis at India World Cup 2017

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Makes Semis at India World Cup 2017

Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey took top spots at the IFSC Boulder World Cup in India this weekend. It was the second comp in a row they both finished first. After locking down Semis, […]


Mike Foley Sends Dreamcatcher 5.14d in Squamish

June 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Mike Foley Sends Dreamcatcher 5.14d in Squamish

Mike Foley has made the fifth send of Dreamcatcher after a number of attempts. His 5.14d ascent comes amid a big season of strong climbs on Canada’s West Coast. The first ascent was by […]


Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

Alex Megos has been on a road trip for the past few weeks, visiting historic and new crags around Europe. His most recent stop was in Ceüse and he sent Jungle Boogie 5.15a in […]