Nancy Hansen’s Awesome Trip to Southeast Asia for Sport Climbing and Travel

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Nancy Hansen’s Awesome Trip to Southeast Asia for Sport Climbing and Travel

This past winter, Ralf Dujmovits and I enjoyed a sport climbing and travelling trip to Southeast Asia for two months. With the exception of the last five days, we climbed only at lesser known […]


Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Win a Copy of ‘Above the Reich’ and Attend a Read in B.C. and Alberta

Gripped editorial director’s David Chaundy-Smart has a new book by publisher Imaginary Mountain Surveyors called Above the Reich. The Canmore-based publishers focus on publishing mountain fiction and have a handful of great books available on their […]


Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax Celebrates First Anniversary

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax Celebrates First Anniversary

Seven Bays Bouldering invites the community to join in celebrating their first anniversary this upcoming weekend on Saturday May 14. “As thanks, we would like to give back to both the locals and our members […]


Sherpas First to Summit Everest in Three Years, Rescues and Death on Makalu

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Sherpas First to Summit Everest in Three Years, Rescues and Death on Makalu

Nine Sherpas are first climbers to stand on Mount Everest in three years were. They were in charge of fixing ropes and were led by a Nepali Sherpa. They are the first climbers to reach […]


Watch a Squamish Send of Classic West Coast V10

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch a Squamish Send of Classic West Coast V10

The Reckoning Stand is a difficult V10 in the North Wall Boulders that has received a number of ascents this year, including by Jamie Finlayson and Daniel Gomez. In this video, strong coast climber Danny Martin, […]


New Skyline Traverse on Vancouver Island’s Mariner Mountain

May 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Skyline Traverse on Vancouver Island’s Mariner Mountain

Danny O’Farrell is a biologist who lives in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. For the past few months, he has been doing research for the Ahousaht First Nations Fisheries department at the head of Bedwell Sound. […]


Squamish’s Prow Wall and Prow Wall Variation Topos

May 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Squamish’s Prow Wall and Prow Wall Variation Topos

Sonnie Trotter recently made the first free ascent of The Prow Wall 5.14 on the famous Chief in Squamish. Trotter had worked on the route for a number of days and the project was […]