Watch Keyhole Canyon Sends in Nevada

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Stu Smith has produced this short film with sends of steep cracks in Keyhole Canyon in Nevada. “Keyhole Canyon is an obscure little hole in the wall in the deep south of Nevada with […]


15 #GrippedMagazine Photos from Stoked Climbers

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Instagram has become the leading social media for climbers to share their images. With nearly 18,000 #GrippedMagazine photos, scrolling through is always inspiring. Below are 15 from the past week. On the bounce back! […]


Warm Dolomite Weather Leads to Big Winter Link

January 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini made an impressive winter link of The Comici/Dimai on Cima Grande in one hour and 45 minutes, the Cassin route up Cima Ovest in two hours and 45 minutes […]


New Kelowna Rock Climbing Guidebook is Must Have

January 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

While many publishers try to make the switch from paperback to digital app for climbing guidebooks, the desire by climbers to own physical books is making that difficult. Last year, a number of new […]


The 2016 Squamish Access Society General Report

January 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

There are more climbers than ever heading to Canadian rock and that makes the work of access societies difficult. Chris Small, presidents of the Squamish Access Society (SAS) wrote, “2016 was an extremely challenging year […]


Watch Alex Megos Highlights from 2016

January 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Alex Megos is one of the world’s leading rock climbers. In 2016, he visited Canada and established the first 5.15 in the country with Fightclub 5.15b, he made the fourth ascent of Dreamcatcher 5.14d, […]


New Nine-Pitch Banff Sport Route is River Run 5.10

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Chris Perry has been establishing routes in the Canadian Rockies for five decades. Some of his first new routes were in the Ghost in the 1970s and they were run-out and bold trad lines. […]