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 […]


Alex Megos Climbs New 5.14d at Acephale

July 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Megos Climbs New 5.14d at Acephale

Alex Megos has been in the Canadian Rockies for three days and has put down three old projects. At Ravens Crag he sent a decades-old route at 5.14b after-which Sonnie Trotter extended and Megos […]


Alex Megos in Canada and Frees Projects in Rockies

July 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Megos in Canada and Frees Projects in Rockies

Alex Megos is one of the world’s leading climbers. In the two days he has been in the Rockies he has put down two old projects. At Ravens Crag near Banff, he sent a […]


Sarah Hart Sends Zombie Roof in Squamish

July 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Sarah Hart Sends Zombie Roof in Squamish

Sarah Hart is a Squamish-based crusher who recently sent the famous Zombie Roof 5.12d at the Smoke Bluffs. First climbed by Peter Croft, it has been climbed by many strong Canadians, from Senja Palonen […]


Watch Logan Barber Attempt Cobra Crack in Squamish

July 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Logan Barber Attempt Cobra Crack in Squamish

Australian sender Logan Barber is currently in Squamish working on Cobra Crack 5.14. On social media he wrote, “Its getting close! High point is now above the lip on the crimps out left.”


Adam Ondra Sends New 5.15a and 5.14d in Switzerland and Norway

July 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Sends New 5.15a and 5.14d in Switzerland and Norway

According to 8a.nu, Adam Ondra has had a busy few weeks. He onsighted Barracuda 5.14c in Kaitersberg and Gimmel Express 5.14c in Grimmelwald. In Frankenjura, he sent Black Label 5.14d in less than half-an-hour. […]