Miles Adamson Bags Year of the Snake in Squamish

July 31st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Miles Adamson Bags Year of the Snake in Squamish

Miles Adamson has made the third ascent of Year of the Snake 5.13bR in Squamish after a number of days working on it. The hard line was first climbed climbed by Jeremy Smith in […]


Nicole Deuchar Sends New Receiving Rainbows in Squamish

July 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Nicole Deuchar Sends New Receiving Rainbows in Squamish

Nicole Deuchar has climbed an aesthetic new line on the Malamute she called Receiving Rainblows 5.11b. It follows a technical dyke that snakes up the wall left of the classic 35-metre Chasing Rainbows 5.10d. […]


New 17-Pitch Route on Heart Mountain in Rockies

July 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New 17-Pitch Route on Heart Mountain in Rockies

Heart Mountain is one of the Canadian Rockies most popular peaks. There is a casual hike to the top, Heart Canyon to the west has dozens of quality routes and on the east face […]


Alex Megos Repeats New V15 in Rocklands

July 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Repeats New V15 in Rocklands

Alex Megos continues his impressive year of first ascents and hard repeats with the second ascent of Nalle Hukkataival’s new V15 in Rocklands. The route is called The Finnish Line and was established a […]


Sonnie Trotter Links Shining on Louis into 5.14

July 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Sonnie Trotter Links Shining on Louis into 5.14

Sonnie Trotter has linked the hardest pitches on The Shining on the east face of Mount Louis into 5.14a. The Shining (Uncut) on the Diamond Face is 13 pitches and tops out at 2,682 […]


Massive New Big Wall Climbed in Powell River

July 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Massive New Big Wall Climbed in Powell River

Over the month of July we (Drew Leiterman and Travis Foster) were in the Daniels River valley outside of Powell River, B.C. with the objective put up the first ascent of Red Alert Wall: […]


Mason Earle Sends Cobra Crack in Squamish

July 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Mason Earle Sends Cobra Crack in Squamish

Mason Earle has made the 11th ascent of Cobra Crack 5.14b, the steep and thin crack is found at the Cirque of the Uncrackables on the back side of The Chief. The first ascent […]