Alannah Yip Sends Her First 5.13d

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Sends Her First 5.13d

Alannah Yip has been applying her indoor competition climbing skills to the great outdoors this summer and progressing quickly. This week, Yip sent Division Bell 5.13d at the Big Show wall north of Squamish. […]


Canadians at Arco 2017, Watch Semis/Finals

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians at Arco 2017, Watch Semis/Finals

The Arco Rockmasters 2017 IFSC Lead/Speed World Cup is taking place this weekend in Italy and a number of Canadians made to the trip. Congrats Elan Jonas McRae for making Lead Semis at @rockmasterfestival! […]


Five Reasons to Buy Climbing Magazines

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Five Reasons to Buy Climbing Magazines

The sport of climbing has had an online presence for nearly 20 years and one thing is certain, digital climbing media does not replace print. Many people thought that one day all of the […]


Watch a Mountain Collapse in Switzerland

August 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch a Mountain Collapse in Switzerland

The mountain Piz Cengalo in Switzerland partially collapsed this week and created a massive landslide. Over four-million cubic metres of rock slid towards the town of Bondo, but there are no reports of injury. […]


Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

August 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

Jimmy Webb is one of the world’s best boulderers and has proven it once again with his third ascent of Creature from the Black Lagoon V16. A post shared by James Webb (@jwebxl) on […]


Three New Routes on Alaska Big Wall Xanadu

August 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Three New Routes on Alaska Big Wall Xanadu

The west face of Xanadu is known as the Half Dome of the Arctic and up until this summer, it had no big wall routes. It’s found in the Arrigetch Peaks in the in […]


Watch Mountain Rescue Helicopter Crash, All OK

August 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Mountain Rescue Helicopter Crash, All OK

Watch this wild video that captures a helicopter crashing while making a rescue on Austria’s mountain called Grobglockner. The vehicle came to rest on an edge above a 300-metre drop. Despite how bad it […]