Squamish Access Society’s 2016 Report and 2017 Agenda

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Over the past few years, Squamish has seen a steady increase in visitors. Some are going for climbing, some paddling, some biking and some to just hike up The Chief. As a result, the […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends La Rambla 5.15 on Fourth Go

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Stefano Ghisolfi as sent La Rambla 5.15a in Siurana, Spain, on his fourth attempt for the 16th send of the historic line. Ghisolfi is in Spain being filmed on First Round First Minute 5.15b […]


Joe Kinder on the Development of Planet Garbage 5.14d

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

In this short film, Joe Kinder explores his vision and personal process during the bolting, development and ascent of Planet Garbage, 5.14d in Rifile, Colorado.


Will Gadd to Host Jeff Lowe Event in Canmore on March 23

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Award winning documentary film, Metanoia, narrated by Jon Krakauer, will be playing in Canmore on March 23. Known around the world for his visionary first ascents, Jeff Lowe’s award-winning book Ice World, is the […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Climbing Works

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival took place this past weekend with some of the world’s best competing. Canada’s Sean McColl advanced to Semis but didn’t advance to Finals. Alex Megos and Melissa La […]


Watch 2016 Send of El Cap’s El Nino 5.13 by Strong Brits

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In Many 2016, strong British climbers Robbie Phillips and Jacob Cook sent El Nino 5.13c on El Cap. They walked away after six days having both freed the route. The monster route was first […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Paul Roca at Panther Beach in Cali

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Chris Sharma returned home to tour some of his old stomping grounds in California with Spainish climber Pol Roca. Among their many stops was the amazing Panther Beach.