The North Face and Walls Are Meant For Climbing

August 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Aimed at making the sport of climbing more accessible and inclusive, The North Face today announced a global brand campaign that asks people to rethink the way we look at walls. Walls are places […]


Some August 2017 Coast to Coast Canadian Sends

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Summer in Canada means big sends from coast to coast. The alpine climbing scene has been slow due to wild fire smoke and hot temperatures. It seems the road trippers have finally made their […]


Squamish Gets New Women’s Only Climbing Fest

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The Treeline Women’s Only Climbing Festival will run from Sept. 9 to 10 in Squamish at a number of crags and locations. Just over a month until the Treeline Women's Climbing Festival! . September […]


10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

August 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Ontario has some of Canada’s best climbing areas, from the world-class limestone at Lion’s Head to the remote McCrae Lake granite. Below are 10 images, be sure to visit and follow the climbers and […]


Anchors Failing in Alpine, Bring a Hammer

August 11th, 2017 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Over the past few months, a number of anchors in the Canadian Rockies and American 14ers have failed, resulting in death and injury. Most reports have not detailed the type of anchors failing or […]


DiGiulian and Marin Send Big Wall Madagascar 5.14

August 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin make second free ascent of Mora Mora, a 370-metre 5.14b. It climbs the left side of the Tsaranoro Massif the East African island of Madagascar. The rock is streaked […]


Popular Climb Magazine Stops the Presses

August 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

It’s the end of an era for Climb magazine as they stop printing their magazine and go online only. The publishers announced, “After serious consideration, and following over 33 years of production, Greenshires Press […]