See 11 Great #EscaladeQuebec Rock Photos

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Quebec has some of Canada’s best climbing, from single pitch lines at Val David to long routes at Cap Trinite. There’s weekend warrior 5.6s and expedition style mini big walls. If you have never […]


Schubert Sends Nearly 100 Rocklands Problems in Visit

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Jakob Schubert just spend 17 days in Rocklands, South Africa’s popular bouldering area, and sent nearly 100 routes during his visit. Time flies here in Rocklands, this amazing trip is coming to an end. […]


Summit or Plummet is New Steep Van Island Alpine

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Summit or Plummet is the name of a new steep alpine route on Vancouver Island by Karsten Klawitter and Hunter Lee. The pair took to Victoria Peak on Aug. 10 to tackle their new […]


10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

August 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Ontario has some of Canada’s best climbing areas, from the world-class limestone at Lion’s Head to the remote McCrae Lake granite. Below are 10 images, be sure to visit and follow the climbers and […]


CMC Valley Has Old-School Feel and Classic Routes

August 8th, 2017 by Chris Perry | Posted in Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

This quiet and secluded valley lies immediately north of Yamnuska and contains a number of south-facing cliffs smaller in height than Yamnuska and frequently more sheltered. Access up the valley from the east is […]


Centurion on Canmore Wall Goes Free at 5.10+

August 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Centurion on Canmore Wall Goes Free at 5.10+

The Canmore Wall above the Bow Valley present obvious challenges for climbers, but it wasn’t climbed until 1998 when two routes were added. Over the years, the wall has seen little action and only […]


John Snorri First Icelander to Summit K2

August 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on John Snorri First Icelander to Summit K2

John Snorri Sigurjónsson has become the first Icelandic climber to summit K2 after reaching the summit in July. You can see his satellite tracker information here. Broad peak summit!John reaching summit of Broad peak […]