Canadians Climb Big New Routes on Greenland

November 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canadians Climb Big New Routes on Greenland

Canadians Paul McSorley and Vikki Weldon visited Greenland with Italy-based Paolo Marazzi this summer. They were accompanied by a film crew including Matthew Paul Invir, Angela Percival and Julian Kenchenten. The strong climbers visited […]


Climbing 101 Video: Improve Your Footwork with Mark Smith

November 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Climbing 101 Video: Improve Your Footwork with Mark Smith

Mark Smith is one of Ontario’s leading rock climbers. Based in Toronto, he works at the new Basecamp climbing gym on Bloor Street. In this video, Smith discusses drills to improve your footwork at […]


New Rockies Ice Route and Slow Start to Season

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New Rockies Ice Route and Slow Start to Season

After an early freeze down to the valley in the Canadian Rockies, the warmer temps have ice climbers searching high and low. Many popular routes had started to form, including Murchison Falls, Cascade Falls […]


New Moderate Trad Routes at Welsford in New Brunswick

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Moderate Trad Routes at Welsford in New Brunswick

Welsford in New Brunswick has outstanding granite cracks and face climbs. Ian Lingley has reported about three new routes at the popular east coast crag. Hallelujah was established and climbed by Ian Lingley, Josh Shewbridge […]


New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

Written by West Coast-based climber and writer Drew Copeland. Find more by Copeland at Squamish.com here. Mountain huts don’t come from nowhere. Creating a new hideaway in the hills requires perseverance and the concerted […]


Watch Jernej Kruder Send Wild Es Pontas Deep Water Solo

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jernej Kruder Send Wild Es Pontas Deep Water Solo

Es Pontas is a deep water solo route climbs a big arch in Mallorca, Spain. Chris Sharma first sent it in 2006 after three years of work. Jernej Kruder made the second ascent in […]


Big Sends on El Cap’s Zodiac and Pre Muir Wall

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Big Sends on El Cap’s Zodiac and Pre Muir Wall

The action in Yosemite has not slowed down over the past few days. Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher sent the massive Zodiac Wall after a five-day push up Free Zodiac 5.13d with both climbers […]