Watch Alex Honnold Session Welsh Slate

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch a short film by the British Mountaineering Council featuring Alex Honnold climbing on Welsh slate. “I may come off seeming under-enthused in the video but I was super stoked to climb with Johnny […]


Ontario Climbing Guidebook Volume Two: Northern Escarpment

July 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

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 […]


Megan Mascarenas Sends Colorado V13

July 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Megan Mascarenas recently sent Mars Block 3 on Pikes Peak in Colorado, which is her second V13. Her first was last year in Magic Wood on a problem called Riverside. After her send of […]


Watch David Lama and Katherine Choong on Classic Supertramp

July 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

David Lama and Katherine Choong climb the classic Supertramp in the Glarus Alps in Switzerland. The 400-metre 5.11 on the north face of the Grosser Bockmattliturm was first climbed in 1980 by Martin Scheel and […]


Tim Emmett and Read Macadam Send The Path 5.14R in Rockies

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Tim Emmett and Read Macadam have sent The Path 5.14R at Back of the Lake next to Lake Louise in the Rockies. The duo had been working on the test-piece over the past few […]


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

July 21st, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

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 […]


Five Must-Climb Rockies 5.11s, from Off-Piste to Well-Travelled

July 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The Canadian Rockies are home to some big rock climbs. While many know about the popular single-pitch crag routes at Grassi Lakes, Cougar Canyon, Heart Creek and Acephale, few know about some of the […]