Some August 2017 Coast to Coast Canadian Sends

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Some August 2017 Coast to Coast Canadian Sends

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 […]


10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

August 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on 10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

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 | Comments Off on Anchors Failing in Alpine, Bring a Hammer

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 | Comments Off on DiGiulian and Marin Send Big Wall Madagascar 5.14

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 | Comments Off on Popular Climb Magazine Stops the Presses

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 […]


Fair Island: Newfoundland’s Remote Bouldering

August 9th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Fair Island: Newfoundland’s Remote Bouldering

While Newfoundland’s Fair Island is 7,500 kilometres from Squamish, the two areas have a lot in common – both have world-class Canadian granite climbing. In July, climbers traveled to Fair Island as part of […]


Centurion on Canmore Wall Goes Free at 5.10+

August 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Centurion on Canmore Wall Goes Free at 5.10+

The Canmore Wall above the Bow Valley present obvious challenges for climbers, but it wasn’t climbed until 1998 when two routes were added. Over the years, the wall has seen little action and only […]