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 […]


Alberta Mountain Runner Adam Campbell Injured

September 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Alberta Mountain Runner Adam Campbell Injured

Adam Campbell is a Calgary-based runner with a number of fast times behind him. He recently spent time learning the ropes with Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted on long rock routes in the Rockies. […]


Angie Payne Reflects on One Day Sends of V11 and V13

September 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Angie Payne Reflects on One Day Sends of V11 and V13

Angie Payne reflecting on one of her best days ever in the Colorado alpine sending V11 and V13.


Doug McConnell Sends The Path 5.14R at Lake Louise

September 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Doug McConnell Sends The Path 5.14R at Lake Louise

Strong Australian climber Doug McConnell has made the 10th ascent of The Path at Lake Louise. The 5.14R has become the must-climb trad test-piece in the Rockies. McConnell made the fifth ascent of Yamnuska’s […]


East Coaster and West Coaster Solo New Van Island Alpine

September 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on East Coaster and West Coaster Solo New Van Island Alpine

East coast climber Max Fisher and west coast climber Ryan Van Horne teamed up for a solo ascent of a new route on King’s Peak. Their new alpine climb goes up the Queen’s Face […]


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 […]