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 […]


Five Top Shots From Lion’s Head This Summer

September 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Five Top Shots From Lion’s Head This Summer

Lion’s Head is Ontario’s premiere limestone sport climbing location. The rock rises above Georgian Bay and has been drawing climbers for decades. The following are five photos from this summer that show just how […]


The Landmark in Orient Bay is Long Running Project

September 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The Landmark in Orient Bay is Long Running Project

Canada has many unfinished routes and Ontario is no exception. The Landmark in Orient Bay has been talked about for decades. It’s an eye-catching dihedral that leads to a roof and more cracks up […]


New Hard Four-Pitch at Gros Bonnett in Quebec

September 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Hard Four-Pitch at Gros Bonnett in Quebec

It has been reported on EscaladeClimbing.com that Jeff Beaulieu has made the first free ascent of L’Examen de Rattrapage, a new four pitch climb at Gros Bonnet. A number of climbers helped to clean and […]


Paul Denzler Sends New Nova Scotia V11

September 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Paul Denzler Sends New Nova Scotia V11

Paul Denzler is the head route setter for Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia. This Labour Day weekend, he visited the popular Dover Island and established a new V11. On his social media, he […]


Lion’s Head Above the Clouds 5.13 Gets Second Ascent

September 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Lion’s Head Above the Clouds 5.13 Gets Second Ascent

Ontario’s Leslie Timms has reported about the second ascent of her Lion’s Head route Above the Clouds. “It just got its second ascent/first male ascent,” said Timms. “It’s been attempted by a few folks […]


New New Brunswick 5.12 is Dinah Moe Humm

August 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New New Brunswick 5.12 is Dinah Moe Humm

The strong duo of Peter and John Adamson have sent a new 5.12b at Cochrane Lane in Welsford, New Brunswick. On social media, Peter wrote, “Climb Check Your Prostate until the point where it […]