Best Practices to Ensure Access to Ontario’s Lion’s Head

July 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Best Practices to Ensure Access to Ontario’s Lion’s Head

The Ontario Access Coalition works hard to keep access open to Ontario crags for climbers to enjoy. The following is a list of practices to ensure climbers have long-term access to one of Ontario’s […]


New Three Pitch 5.10 at Baldy in Quebec

July 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes | Comments Off on New Three Pitch 5.10 at Baldy in Quebec

Rick Parcel reported on MountainProject.com about a new three-pitch 5.10b at Baldy in Quebec. Il était temps! climbs the existing Voie d’accès à la dale 5.10b before continuing up new ground for two pitches to the […]


Ontario Climbing Guidebook Volume Two: Northern Escarpment

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ontario Climbing Guidebook Volume Two: Northern Escarpment

Gus Alexandropoulos and Justin Dwyer have put the finishing touches on their second volume of the Ontario Climbing Guidebook. On OntarioClimbing.com, Alexandropoulos wrote, “Splitting the guidebooks into two volumes came with all kinds of […]


Watch a Send of Quebec’s La Voie Lactee 5.12c

July 21st, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Quebec’s La Voie Lactee 5.12c

La Voie Lactee is a classic 23-metre 5.12c on Le Dome in Quebec that was first climbed in the late 1980s. Spectacular granite climbing in eastern Canada, this area is highly recommended if you’re […]


Philip Quade’s Road Trip Update and Historic V11 Send in Calabogie

July 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Philip Quade’s Road Trip Update and Historic V11 Send in Calabogie

It was good to get home for a few days between long hauls on the road. I had two days of developing and climbing on my boulders in Quadeville, Ont., and a third day […]


New Northwestern Ontario Guidebook Preview and More

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on New Northwestern Ontario Guidebook Preview and More

Aric Fishman of Thunder Bay has been working hard to release his new guidebook to Northwestern Ontario. It will include hundreds of routes, many of which have never been published, colour photos, topos, maps […]


Leslie Timms Climbs New Ontario 5.13a

July 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Leslie Timms Climbs New Ontario 5.13a

Leslie Timms has sent her project at Lion’s Head and called it Arrested Development 5.13a. Daniel Martian and Ryan Chapman made quick repeats and confirmed the grade. The route is just right of Thor […]