Logan Barber Makes 12th Ascent of Cobra Crack

August 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Logan Barber Makes 12th Ascent of Cobra Crack

Logan Barber has tirelessly been working on Cobra Crack 5.14 since 2015, returning to Squamish during the summer to battle the overhanging finger crack. On Facebook, after his send, he merely noted “Incredible day […]


Shortlist for 2017 Boardman Tasker Award 2017

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Shortlist for 2017 Boardman Tasker Award 2017

The 2017 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature shortlist was announced. Canadian author Bernadette McDonald’s book Art of Freedom is one of the final six. There were 34 books entered from Italy, France, U.S.A, […]


Alannah Yip Sends Her First 5.13d

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Sends Her First 5.13d

Alannah Yip has been applying her indoor competition climbing skills to the great outdoors this summer and progressing quickly. This week, Yip sent Division Bell 5.13d at the Big Show wall north of Squamish. […]


Canadians at Arco 2017, Watch Semis/Finals

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians at Arco 2017, Watch Semis/Finals

The Arco Rockmasters 2017 IFSC Lead/Speed World Cup is taking place this weekend in Italy and a number of Canadians made to the trip. Congrats Elan Jonas McRae for making Lead Semis at @rockmasterfestival! […]


Arco Rock Legends 2017: Six Nominations for Sport Oscar

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Arco Rock Legends 2017: Six Nominations for Sport Oscar

The sport climbing Oscars return to Arco on Aug. 25 with the 12th edition of Arco Rock Legends, celebrated during the 31st Rock Master. The candidates for the Wild Country Rock Award are Stefano […]


A 2010 Throwback: 20 Routes at Mount Nemo in a Day

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on A 2010 Throwback: 20 Routes at Mount Nemo in a Day

Justin Dwyer and Chris Scullion have completed an impressive 20 routes-in-a-day enchainment at southern Ontario’s mysterious Mount Nemo crag.





Five Reasons to Buy Climbing Magazines

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Five Reasons to Buy Climbing Magazines

The sport of climbing has had an online presence for nearly 20 years and one thing is certain, digital climbing media does not replace print. Many people thought that one day all of the […]