Alannah Yip Makes Semis at India World Cup 2017

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alannah Yip Makes Semis at India World Cup 2017

Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey took top spots at the IFSC Boulder World Cup in India this weekend. It was the second comp in a row they both finished first. After locking down Semis, […]


Mike Foley Sends Dreamcatcher 5.14d in Squamish

June 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Mike Foley Sends Dreamcatcher 5.14d in Squamish

Mike Foley has made the fifth send of Dreamcatcher after a number of attempts. His 5.14d ascent comes amid a big season of strong climbs on Canada’s West Coast. The first ascent was by […]


Watch Jon Cardwell on Hard Spain Sport Routes

June 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jon Cardwell on Hard Spain Sport Routes

After seven years, Jon Cardwell returned to Siurana and Oliana to get project some hard Spanish sport routes, including La Rambla 5.15 and Papichulo 5.15. “It’s easy to summarize my feelings on returning to […]


How to Rope Up on a Glacier and Glacier Travel Tips

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Outdoor, Profiles | Comments Off on How to Rope Up on a Glacier and Glacier Travel Tips

Glacier travel is a mandatory part of approaches to many of Canada’s alpine climbs from the Rockies to the coast. Roping up properly can be confusing and if you do it wrong there can […]


Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

Alex Megos has been on a road trip for the past few weeks, visiting historic and new crags around Europe. His most recent stop was in Ceüse and he sent Jungle Boogie 5.15a in […]


Muller and Melius Win Rock the Blocs 2017 in Kelowna

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Muller and Melius Win Rock the Blocs 2017 in Kelowna

The 2017 Rock the Blocs bouldering festival took place in Kelowna over the weekend with nice weather and a lot of strong climbers. With nearly 400 people arriving for the weekend event, climbers were […]


Five Fun Summer Val David Trad Routes to 5.10

June 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Five Fun Summer Val David Trad Routes to 5.10

Val David is one of Canada’s most historic crags. Nestled into the Laurentians north of Montreal, the granite walls are made of ancient stone that have been providing generations of climbers with fun and […]