Jaisa Sulit and The Canadian Adaptive Climbing Society

July 19th, 2017 by Drew Copeland | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Jaisa Sulit and The Canadian Adaptive Climbing Society

Jaisa Sulit recalls the events leading up to her accident. She was learning to ride a motorcycle, it was 2010 and she was on her first day of training. “I was on a 250 […]


Climber Chris Parker’s New Climb-Themed Album

July 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Climber Chris Parker’s New Climb-Themed Album

Chris Parker was once an editor for Rock & Ice and is now the content editor for Black Diamond. He has released his second album called Cliff Notes, “which is a collection of songs […]


Watch Trailer: Chris Sharma Climbs New Big 5.14 DWS

July 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch Trailer: Chris Sharma Climbs New Big 5.14 DWS

Chris Sharma has climbed “a perfect line” up the Vallon Pont d’Arc in Southern France. His new deep water solo (DWS) route is a 30-metre 5.14 that took him four days to piece together. […]


Canadian Paul McSorley on Wild New Africa Route Team

July 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Paul McSorley on Wild New Africa Route Team

Canadian Paul McSorley is one of the country’s most experienced international climbers and he has just completed a new route in South Africa with three other climbers. The team consisted of German climbers Ines […]


Kelly Franz Sends Pulse 5.14, His First of Grade

July 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Kelly Franz Sends Pulse 5.14, His First of Grade

Longtime Squamish climber Kelly Franz has ticked his first 5.14a with a send of Pulse on the Big Show in Cheakamus Canyon. Congratulations to @booty_licious5 for Sending Pulse last night out at Cheakamus Canyon. […]


Canadians Climb New Alpine on Chacraraju in Peru

July 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Climb New Alpine on Chacraraju in Peru

Canadians Quentin Lindfield Roberts and Alik Berg have climbed a big new route on Chacraraju Este, a 6,001-metre peak in Peru. Lindfield noted after their ascent, “We’re stoked! The Devil’s Reach Around took two […]


Hansjorg Auer Sends Wild New Austria Multi-Pitch

July 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Hansjorg Auer Sends Wild New Austria Multi-Pitch

Top Austrian climber Hansjorg Auer has pieced together a long-time project on Nosslachwand in Tyrol, Austria, he called June Afternoon. Auer might be best known for his first free-solo of the Fish Route 5.13 […]