Watch First Ascent of Dreamline WI6+ in Newfoundland

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Dreamline WI6+ in Newfoundland

On Tues. March 21, Joe Terravecchia, Anna Pfaff and Will Mayo climbed the spray ice line to the right of The Pissing Mare Waterfall in Western Brook Pond of Gros Morne National Park in […]


Watch Stas Beskin Climb Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stas Beskin Climb Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec

Strong Ontario climber recently climbed Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec. The classic steep ice line is found at Pont-Rouge and was first climbed in 1991 by Francois-Guy Tremblay and Filles Brousseau.


Monster New Newfoundland Ice Route is Dreamline WI6+

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Monster New Newfoundland Ice Route is Dreamline WI6+

Will Mayo, Anna Pfaff and Joe Terravecchia have made the first ascent of a spray ice line right of the big waterfall in Newfoundland known as Pissing Mare Falls. The 400-metre route forms with […]


Watch an Ascent of Powerline Falls in Northern Ontario

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch an Ascent of Powerline Falls in Northern Ontario

Powerline Falls is one of the first ice routes you can seen when entering Kama Bay in northern Ontario. The wide flow often has a number of lines from WI3 to WI5. Watch this […]


Maarten van Haeren’s Ice Climbing Photos from Quebec

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Maarten van Haeren’s Ice Climbing Photos from Quebec

Maarten van Haeren is based in the Rockies, where he has made a number of big first ascents over the past two years, but is currently making his second ice tour through Quebec. Last […]


New Remote Rock in Quebec from Late 2016

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Remote Rock in Quebec from Late 2016

In the fall of 2016, Serge Alexandre Demers Giroux, Bruno Demers-Giroux and Véronique Cyr headed to Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay. The park is home to the well-known Cap Trinity, but the three climbers went […]


Watch Ben Smith Send Nova Scotia’s First 5.14

January 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ben Smith Send Nova Scotia’s First 5.14

In Fall of 2016, Ben Smith made the first ascent of The Trickle Down 5.14-, the hardest route on Canada’s East Coast and the first of the grade in Nova Scotia. Be sure to […]