Adam Ondra Talks About Dawn Wall After Send

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Talks About Dawn Wall After Send

Adam Ondra climbed the Dawn Wall 5.14d on El Cap in Yosemite in 31 pitches, one less then the first ascent team of Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. At 23, the Czech climber has […]


Two Big New Ice Routes Near Peyto Lake in Rockies

November 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Two Big New Ice Routes Near Peyto Lake in Rockies

Maarten van Haeren and Sebastian Taborszky have established three new routes near Caldron Lake, southwest of Peyto Lake. Caldron Lake sits at about 2,400 metres on the Icefields Parkway north of Lake Louise. “Definitely […]


Where to Check Canadian Ice and Avalanche Conditions

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Where to Check Canadian Ice and Avalanche Conditions

Ice is forming all over Canada and it won’t be long until everyone who loves playing outside in the cold will have their chance. Below is a list of places to check ice and […]


New Rockies Ice Route and Slow Start to Season

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New Rockies Ice Route and Slow Start to Season

After an early freeze down to the valley in the Canadian Rockies, the warmer temps have ice climbers searching high and low. Many popular routes had started to form, including Murchison Falls, Cascade Falls […]


New Moderate Trad Routes at Welsford in New Brunswick

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Moderate Trad Routes at Welsford in New Brunswick

Welsford in New Brunswick has outstanding granite cracks and face climbs. Ian Lingley has reported about three new routes at the popular east coast crag. Hallelujah was established and climbed by Ian Lingley, Josh Shewbridge […]


Watch Sport Sends from Mount Boucherie Near Kelowna

November 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Sport Sends from Mount Boucherie Near Kelowna

Stu Smith brings us another great short film, this time of climbers on two route at Mount Boucherie near Kelowna, B.C. Pockets of Pain is a fun 5.11 and The Key is a short […]


Watch Will Mayo Climb The Hidden Gem Near Moab

November 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Will Mayo Climb The Hidden Gem Near Moab

Watch Will Mayo send The Hidden Gem, established on aid by local crack activist Karl Kelley and recorded in his guidebook High on Moab. It was first free-climbed by Adam Ferro in 2011. Overhanging […]