See 11 Great #EscaladeQuebec Rock Photos

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Quebec has some of Canada’s best climbing, from single pitch lines at Val David to long routes at Cap Trinite. There’s weekend warrior 5.6s and expedition style mini big walls. If you have never […]


10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

August 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Ontario has some of Canada’s best climbing areas, from the world-class limestone at Lion’s Head to the remote McCrae Lake granite. Below are 10 images, be sure to visit and follow the climbers and […]


Nicolas Gaudreault Sends Old Quebec A4 at 5.13d

August 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Nicolas Gaudreault Sends Old Quebec A4 at 5.13d

Nicolas Gaudreault has climbed a new 5.13d at the aesthetic Parapluie wall in Saguenay, Quebec. He called his new test-piece Exegese. About one month ago, Gaudreault made the first free ascent of Facteur X, […]


Watch Joe Skopec Send Funky 5.13 in Ontario

July 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Joe Skopec Send Funky 5.13 in Ontario

Watch Joe Skopec send Pilgrim, a classic 5.13b originally done by Zach Treanor at Cape Croker in Ontario. As videographer Tyler Palubiski noted, “The crux is a boulder problem involving a very bad side […]


New Remote and Steep Quebec Nine-Pitch Route

July 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Remote and Steep Quebec Nine-Pitch Route

Patrick Brouillard and Charles Lacroix have climbed a new nine-pitch 5.10+ C2+ on a remote wall north of Quebec City. The 200-metre climb is called Les Clandestins and heads up Mont de l’équerre un […]


10 Fun Climbs at Ontario’s Mount Nemo

July 2nd, 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 […]


Area Profile: Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Area Profile: Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia

As the waves of the Atlantic Ocean crash in the afternoon sun, the lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove stands out like a beacon. The community of Peggy’s Cove is a throw back to the time […]