10 Fun Climbs at Ontario’s Mount Nemo

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on 10 Fun Climbs at Ontario’s Mount Nemo

Mount Nemo is one of Canada’s most historic and visited crags. Located southwest of Toronto, the limestone walls make up only one section of the Niagara Escarpment that stretches north to Georgian Bay. Over […]


Watch Alastair McDowell’s Wicked Whipper

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alastair McDowell’s Wicked Whipper

Watch Alastair McDowell whip from Los Indignados in the Remarkables in New Zealand in this video by Gavin Long. After breaking a tool pick on his first round, he got back on with other […]


Ontario Climbing Presentation at MEC in Burlington

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Ontario Climbing Presentation at MEC in Burlington

On Sept. 28 from 6 until 8 in the evening, Gus Alexandropoulus and Justin Dwyer will be giving a free presentation on climbing in Ontario. Register here while spots remain.


The History of Wild Country Friends

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on The History of Wild Country Friends

The camming device is one of the greatest pieces of climbing gear ever made, just try to imagine a world without them. Their short history began in 1977 when British climber Mark Vallance founded […]


Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Send Jungle Boogie 5.15 in France

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Send Jungle Boogie 5.15 in France

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi made the third ascent of Adam Ondra’s Jungle Boogie 5.15a in Céüse, France last October. The 23-year-old sent the burly line after 10 days of projecting. “The right description of […]


Watch a Mountain Collapse in Switzerland

August 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch a Mountain Collapse in Switzerland

The mountain Piz Cengalo in Switzerland partially collapsed this week and created a massive landslide. Over four-million cubic metres of rock slid towards the town of Bondo, but there are no reports of injury. […]


Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

August 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

Jimmy Webb is one of the world’s best boulderers and has proven it once again with his third ascent of Creature from the Black Lagoon V16. A post shared by James Webb (@jwebxl) on […]