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.


Interview: The New Ontario Guidebook with Gus Alexandropoulos

February 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Interview: The New Ontario Guidebook with Gus Alexandropoulos

For the first time in over 20 years, Ontario climbers will have a new comprehensive and up-to-date guidebook to the Niagara Escarpment. Gus Alexandropoulos is a veteran Ontario climber based in the Toronto area and […]


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.