New Ontario Rock Climbing Guidebook

February 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Ontario Rock Climbing Guidebook

Southern Ontario climbers will have a new guidebook this summer, the first in over two decades. The comprehensive guide will be published in two volumes. Focused around The Niagara Escarpment, Gus Alexandropoulos wrote: “the […]


Watch a Short Film on Quebec Dry-Tooling

January 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Short Film on Quebec Dry-Tooling

Quebec has some excellent dry-tooling and this short film focuses on the popular winter crag called St. Alban.


New Mixed Route in Quebec

January 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Routes | Comments Off on New Mixed Route in Quebec

Matt Maddaloni climbed a new mixed route in Quebec at the start of 2016. The esthetic route is at the not-so-popular Sainte Adele and is called Jessica 4 Ever M8.


New Thin Ice Routes in Northern Ontario

January 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Thin Ice Routes in Northern Ontario

It was a slow start to the ice climbing season in most of Canada, but with the recent cooling it seems new routes are forming. At the popular Orient Bay north of Nipigon, Bryce […]


Watch Leslie Timms Send New Ontario 5.12

December 29th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Leslie Timms Send New Ontario 5.12

Watch Leslie Timms make the first ascent of The Ripple Effect. The crux-dyno looks difficult and while having been climbed a few ways, the confirmed grade is around 5.12+.


Top Canadian Sends of 2015

December 26th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, Ice, International, Mountain, News, Rock, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Top Canadian Sends of 2015

Here is a short list of some of the big sends that made headlines in 2015. Canadians crushed in 2015, from alpine and big-wall climbing to cragging and bouldering they aimed high, and more […]


Watch an Ascent of a Niagara Glen V10

December 21st, 2015 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch an Ascent of a Niagara Glen V10

Watch Tomasz Wojtkowiak send Sepukku V10 at the Niagara Glen. Sepukku V10 (Niagara Glen) from Tomasz Wojtkowiak on Vimeo.