Watch Chris Sharma Boulder in Aruba

August 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma Boulder in Aruba

Watch Chris Sharma and his wife Jimena boulder on the picturesque island of Aruba. The main sectors are Grapefield, Coconut Arch and Ayo Boulders. For more info on the climbing visit here.


Canadian Climbers Celebrate The Tragically Hip

August 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canadian Climbers Celebrate The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip are arguably Canada’s top rock band and they are currently on a west to east tour of the country. Lead singer Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and […]


Amanda Berezowski Sends Young Blood 5.13

August 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Amanda Berezowski Sends Young Blood 5.13

West Coaster Amanda Berezowski has sent her first 5.13 on granite. This past weekend, she sent Young Blood 5.13a on the Cacodemon Boulder. The six-bolt route is steep and burly and has a powerful […]


Climb and Conquer Introduces Youth to Outdoors

August 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Climb and Conquer Introduces Youth to Outdoors

Climb and Conquer recently wrapped up their annual summer camp, where a group of youth, alongside volunteers went climbing and camping in Squamish for the weekend. For some of the youth, this was their […]


Alex Megos Continues Sending on Day Four in Canada

August 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Megos Continues Sending on Day Four in Canada

Alex Megos spent his fourth day in Canada at Acephale for his second round at the popular crag with hard routes. The previous day, he put down Bunda de Fora 5.14d and established a […]


New 5.13 at New Brunswick’s Utopia Crag

August 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New 5.13 at New Brunswick’s Utopia Crag

New Brunswick has a number of good climbing areas that are often made of solid granite. Utopia is the province’s newest sport crag with around 30 bolted routes up to 30 metres. Jon Adamson […]


Wheat Kings is New Seven-Pitch Bolted 5.7 in Rockies

August 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Wheat Kings is New Seven-Pitch Bolted 5.7 in Rockies

Wheat Kings is a new bolted 5.7 that climbs to the top of Buffalo Crag in just over 200 metres. Gripped editor Brandon Pullan has been establishing new routes for the past 15 years. Last […]