Calgarian Andrew Brash Recieves Honoray Degree for Mount Everest Rescue

March 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Calgarian Andrew Brash Recieves Honoray Degree for Mount Everest Rescue

Andrew Brash is a climber based in Calgary with decades of experience. From Alaska and Chile to Nepal and Kazakhstan, Brash has climbed new routes and repeated difficult ones. He was recently awarded an […]


New Guidebook: Sport Climbing in the Canadian Rockies

March 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Guidebook: Sport Climbing in the Canadian Rockies

Rocky Mountain Books has published the seventh edition of the much-loved Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies by Jon Jones and John Martin. Originally published in 1995, it continues to be the quintessential guidebook […]


Dave MacLeod Sends New 40-Move V14 in U.K.

March 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Dave MacLeod Sends New 40-Move V14 in U.K.

Dave MacLeod has announced that he finally ticked his monster bouldering project in Arisaig Cave in the U.K. MacLeod first looked at the problem nearly a decade ago and went on to send a […]


French Climber Julia Chanourdie Sends Her First 5.14d

March 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on French Climber Julia Chanourdie Sends Her First 5.14d

Julia Chanourdie has sent Ground Zero 5.14d at Tetto di Sarre in Italy’s Valle d’Aosta. The steep line was first climbed in 2002 by Alberto Gnerro as the first climb of the grade in […]


Angelika Rainer Sends French Connection D15 in Italy

March 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Angelika Rainer Sends French Connection D15 in Italy

South Tyrol climber Angelika Rainer sent French Connection D15- at Tomorrow’s World in the Dolomites a few weeks ago. With no ice from start to finish, the 40-metre route is considered one of the […]


It’s Spring Rock Climbing Season in Western Canada

March 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on It’s Spring Rock Climbing Season in Western Canada

Rock climbing season kicked off this past weekend in Western Canada with climbers heading to popular areas from the Bow Valley to Squamish. In the Rockies, Kid Got, Guides Rock, Echo Canyon, Bataan, Cougar […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Studio Bloc Masters

March 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Studio Bloc Masters

The Studio Bloc Masters took place in Germany this past weekend. The problems were technical and fun to watch. Here are five that had some hard moves. Click on the clip to play. there […]