Lucas Uchida Flashes Lion’s Head 5.13c

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Lucas Uchida Flashes Lion’s Head 5.13c

Lucas Uchida is a top Ontario climber who visited Lion’s Head this past weekend. Mike Penney, local climber and photographer, encouraged Uchida to wear a pink shirt for his flash attempt of Maxi Piesta […]


New 5.13 at New Brunswick’s Utopia Crag

August 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New 5.13 at New Brunswick’s Utopia Crag

New Brunswick has a number of good climbing areas that are often made of solid granite. Utopia is the province’s newest sport crag with around 30 bolted routes up to 30 metres. Jon Adamson […]


Newfoundland’s Flatrock Climbing in Drone Video

July 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Newfoundland’s Flatrock Climbing in Drone Video

Flat Rock is a great rock climbing area about 20 minutes from St. John’s in Newfoundland. The are has the highest concentration of routes in Newfoundland with over 100 sport and trad climbs on […]


Best Practices to Ensure Access to Ontario’s Lion’s Head

July 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Best Practices to Ensure Access to Ontario’s Lion’s Head

The Ontario Access Coalition works hard to keep access open to Ontario crags for climbers to enjoy. The following is a list of practices to ensure climbers have long-term access to one of Ontario’s […]


New Three Pitch 5.10 at Baldy in Quebec

July 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes | Comments Off on New Three Pitch 5.10 at Baldy in Quebec

Rick Parcel reported on MountainProject.com about a new three-pitch 5.10b at Baldy in Quebec. Il était temps! climbs the existing Voie d’accès à la dale 5.10b before continuing up new ground for two pitches to the […]


Ontario Climbing Guidebook Volume Two: Northern Escarpment

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ontario Climbing Guidebook Volume Two: Northern Escarpment

Gus Alexandropoulos and Justin Dwyer have put the finishing touches on their second volume of the Ontario Climbing Guidebook. On OntarioClimbing.com, Alexandropoulos wrote, “Splitting the guidebooks into two volumes came with all kinds of […]


Watch a Send of Quebec’s La Voie Lactee 5.12c

July 21st, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Quebec’s La Voie Lactee 5.12c

La Voie Lactee is a classic 23-metre 5.12c on Le Dome in Quebec that was first climbed in the late 1980s. Spectacular granite climbing in eastern Canada, this area is highly recommended if you’re […]