Watch Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo Climb Big Getu Arch

July 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo head to Getu, China to climb one of the longest and steepest roofs in the world called Corazón de Ensueño. Dani Andrada first climbed the eight-pitch 5.14b sport route […]


New B.C. Whitewater Rocks Guidebook is Online

July 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Mountain Culture Group’s online editor Vince Hempsall touched base about his recent trip up to Whitewater Rocks. The area is above the Ymir Bowl at Whitewater Resort in Nelson, B.C. For the past six […]


Watch Jard Leto’s Great Wide Open with Top Climbers

July 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Jared Leto might be one of the today’s most recognizable actors, but he has recently become a climber. In these short films titled The Conquistadors and The Dirtbag, Leto interviews and climbs with Tommy […]


Best Practices to Ensure Access to Ontario’s Lion’s Head

July 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

The Ontario Access Coalition works hard to keep access open to Ontario crags for climbers to enjoy. The following is a list of practices to ensure climbers have long-term access to one of Ontario’s […]


Watch Alex Megos on Ben Moon’s Hard Hubble

July 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

In June, Alex Megos sent Ben Moon’s famous eight-metre high Hubble 8c+/5.14c at Raven Tor in the Peak District, U.K. The first ascent was in 1990 and some have speculated it was the first […]


Another New Route up Colonel Foster is Northwest Arete

July 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Mount Colonel Foster is a popular peak this summer, as there have been big solo pushes and new routes and it’s only the end of July. Guidebook author and local developer Philip Stone joined […]


Unrepeated Yamnuska Traverse Attempted in Single Push

July 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Yamnuska is a south-facing wall on the eastern edge of the Canadian Rockies about 45 minutes from Calgary. At its highest, the peak stands just shy of 400 metres from the base, but is […]