New Crack Climbs in Northwestern Ontario

April 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Northwestern Ontario had a long winter and spring is slow to start, but climbers have been hitting the rock on warm days. As many know, Northwestern Ontario has hundreds of sport and crack climbs […]


Quebec 5.13d Gets Second and Third Ascent

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Jean-Pierre Ouellet made the first ascent of the hard route called 5km at Weir a few years ago. Graded 5.13d, it is one of the more difficult routes at the crag. Pascal Lange has […]


New Sport Routes at Ontario’s Old Baldy

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Long-time Ontario climber Mike Penney reported on social media about three new sport routes at Old Baldy. The popular Niagara Escarpment crag has a number of classic bolted lines, but there is plenty of […]


Big New Mixed Routes at Quebec’s Lac du Cap

March 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Routes | Comments Off on Big New Mixed Routes at Quebec’s Lac du Cap

Quebec has been the scene of a number of big new ice and mixed routes this year. Serge Alexandre Demers Giroux has reported about six new routes he climbed with Louis-Philippe Ménard at Quebec’s Lac […]


New Ice and Rare Routes Climbed in Northern Ontario

March 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Routes | Comments Off on New Ice and Rare Routes Climbed in Northern Ontario

A number of new routes have been climbed around Nipigon on Lake Superior. The new routing began in January with the first ascent of Alloy Boy WI4+ 30m in Kama Bay by Eric Landmann […]


Climbers Find Big New Ice and Mixed Routes in Remote Quebec

March 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, Mountain, News, Routes | 1 Comment »

Five climbers recently spent over a week in a remote area of Quebec and climbed a number of new ice and mixed routes. By Maarten van Haeren We (Jean-Philippe Belanger, Jas Fauteux, Charles Roberge, […]


Watch Anthony Richards Send an Ontario V10

March 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Anthony Richards Send an Ontario V10

Taking advantage of the fluctuating winter weather Anthony Richard heads down to Ontario’s Niagara Glen to climb Zozobra Stand V10.