New Remote and Steep Quebec Nine-Pitch Route

July 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

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 […]


Quebec Lac du Cap Topo With Four-Pitch Lines

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes | Comments Off on Quebec Lac du Cap Topo With Four-Pitch Lines

There’s a lot of climbing in Quebec, from the remote walls at Cap Trinite to the popular cliffs of Mont Rigaud. In a new topo found at EscaladeQuebec.com for Lac du Cap, there are […]


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 […]


Watch Amanda Berezowski Send Quebec V9

May 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Amanda Berezowski Send Quebec V9

Amanda Berezowski was visiting Quebec for the Canadian Lead/Speed Nationals (find results from the comp here) and sent Cowboy V9. After her send, she noted on Instagram, “The day after Nationals I was able […]


Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

Paul Denzler is the head route setter at Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia and has recently ticked his first V12 called Grizzly. The granite problem climbs up a steep wall with reachy slopers […]