Earthquake Strands Climber on Mount Logan

May 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Earthquake Strands Climber on Mount Logan

Argentine alpine climber Natalia Martinez, 37, has been stranded alone on Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak. She was nine days into a solo traverse of the 5,959-metre peak when two earthquakes struck the Yukon […]


The New Adam Ondra Signature La Sportiva Miura Now in Canada

May 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The New Adam Ondra Signature La Sportiva Miura Now in Canada

The new signature edition La Sportiva Miura XX is now available in Canada. The highly anticipated shoe was released to celebrate 20 years of the iconic Miura. The Miura XX is a design inspired […]


Americans Make First Ascent of Massive Gauntlet Ridge in Alaska

May 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Americans Make First Ascent of Massive Gauntlet Ridge in Alaska

Jess Roskelly and Clint Helander have made the first ascent of the Gauntlet Ridge, the entire south ridge, of Mount Huntington. This is one of the biggest new routes in North America in the […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends New One Punch 5.15a in Italy

May 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Stefano Ghisolfi Sends New One Punch 5.15a in Italy

Stefano Ghisolfi made the first ascent of One Punch in Arco, Italy, this weekend. According to 8a.nu, it’s the 24 year old’s ninth send of the grade. Ghisolfi said after, “Finally I sent my […]


Holowach and Weber Win Alberta Provincials Lead 2017

May 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Holowach and Weber Win Alberta Provincials Lead 2017

Jason Holowach and Alyssa Weber walked away from the Alberta Climbing Association Lead comp at Elevation Place with first place results. The Open and Youth event drew climbers from all over Western Canada to […]


Coxsey and Watabe Win Nanjing Boulder World Cup 2017

April 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Coxsey and Watabe Win Nanjing Boulder World Cup 2017

The 2017 stop in Nanjing for the IFSC World Cup took place on April 29 nd 30 in front of big crowds. British climber Shauna Coxsey took top spot for Women and Keita Watabe […]


Ueli “Swiss Machine” Steck Dies on Mount Everest Training Climb

April 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ueli “Swiss Machine” Steck Dies on Mount Everest Training Climb

The Swiss climber Ueli Steck, 40, has died on a Mount Everest training climb on the nearby Nuptse. He had been acclimatizing to attempt the Everest to Lhotse traverse this spring. The Himalayan Times […]