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.


Watch Annie Chouinard Send Hard Quebec 5.13

December 18th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Annie Chouinard Send Hard Quebec 5.13

Watch Annie Chouinard make the first female ascent of Scorecard 5.13d at Orford in Quebec. Chouinard also sent The Great Feast 5.13c at Maple Canyon and Apocalypse 5.13c at Rifle this year.


Watch Anthony Richards Flash Ontario V10 in December

December 18th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Anthony Richards Flash Ontario V10 in December

Watch Anthony Richards flash Rigormortis V10 on Dec. 16 at Niagara Glen. Tomasz Wojtkowiak reported the send and posted the below video. “On the drive to the Glen Anthony told me and Peter Prelich […]


Tomasz Wojtkowiak Sends Ontario V12

November 10th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Routes | Comments Off on Tomasz Wojtkowiak Sends Ontario V12

Watch Tomasz Wojtkowiak send one of Ontario’s classic V12 problems. After two years, Wojtkowiak sent The Phoenix at the start of November. The steep and powerful problem is one of the most difficult at Niagara […]