New Brunswick’s 100-metre Cobblestone Wall is Wild

October 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Brunswick’s 100-metre Cobblestone Wall is Wild

A fun looking new route was recently climbed on a steep conglomerate wall, with cobblestones and pockets, above the Kennebecasis River, which is a tributary of the Saint John River. The Kennebecasis runs for […]


New 5.12 and 5.9 at New Brunswick’s Utopia Crag

October 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New 5.12 and 5.9 at New Brunswick’s Utopia Crag

This summer, we reported about new routes at Utopia Crag in New Bruswick. The new-routing has continued into the fall, as reported on social media by Peter Adamson. Jon Adamson made the first ascent […]


New 5.11 in Quebec at Area Hopefully Open Soon

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New 5.11 in Quebec at Area Hopefully Open Soon

Serge Alexandre Demers Giroux has reported about a new 5.11+ in an area northeast of Montreal called Pourvoirie Domaine Bazinet. The fishing and hunting outfit recently allowed a a few climbers to explore the […]


Joe Skopec Sends All Bolted Routes Along Ontario’s Southern Escarpment

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Joe Skopec Sends All Bolted Routes Along Ontario’s Southern Escarpment

Joe Skopec has been ticking routes in hopes of having his summer send list complete by winter. On Sept. 23, he announced that he sent the last bolted route in the first volume of […]


New Thunder Bay Area Guidebook and Historical Photos

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Thunder Bay Area Guidebook and Historical Photos

Aric Fishman is a leading Thunder Bay climber focused on developing the sport in Northwestern Ontario. Over the past year, Fishman has produced a new guidebook to the northern Ontario city. With hundreds of […]


Watch Drone Footage of Big Northern Ontario Walls

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Drone Footage of Big Northern Ontario Walls

The Sleeping Giant is a peninsula in Lake Superior that extends about 45 km off the shore north of Thunder Bay. It has long been known that Sleeping Giant has Ontairo’s largest walls, up […]


Daniel Martian Climbs New Ontario 5.14 at Lion’s Head

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Daniel Martian Climbs New Ontario 5.14 at Lion’s Head

Daniel Martian is one of Ontario’s leading climbers with repeat sends of some of the province’s hardest routes. He just made the first ascent of Tour de Lion 5.14b at Lion’s Head. He wrote […]