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 […]


Big Nova Scotia Ice Siren’s Song Gets Second Ascent

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Big Nova Scotia Ice Siren’s Song Gets Second Ascent

Earlier this winter, Greg Hughes, Luc Gallant and Michel Martin made the second ascent of the big ice route Siren’s Song WI5 in Nova Scotia. The first ascent of the 85-metre line was back […]


Watch Rad Video of Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Fest 2017

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, East, Events, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Rad Video of Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Fest 2017

The Climb Nova Scotia Ice Climbing Fest recently took place on the East Coast. Hannes Kutza put this nice edit together with some cool drone footage.


Watch First Ascent of Big Psycho Killer in Newfoundland

February 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Big Psycho Killer in Newfoundland

Anna Pfaff and Will Mayo have established another monster new route in Newfoundland. This big 200-metre line clocks in at WI7+ M9 and is being called Psycho Killer. The route climbs up ice to […]