Watch Alpine Footage of 2016 Waddington Range Trip

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Alpine Footage of 2016 Waddington Range Trip

Ryan Larkin has put together a great little video from a summer trip to the Waddington Range with Mike Gud and Nic Vissers.


Watch Ascent of Mount Edith Cavell’s Alpine North Face

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ascent of Mount Edith Cavell’s Alpine North Face

Janelle and Mark Smiley climbed the north face of Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper National Park in October 2015. “This was Classic Climb number 47 for us,” Smiley said referring to their goal of […]


Jon Siegrist’s Second Free Ascent of Colorado 5.14 at 4,200 metres

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Jon Siegrist’s Second Free Ascent of Colorado 5.14 at 4,200 metres

Jon Siegrist recently made the second ascent the Full Dunn/Westbay on Long’s Peak’s Diamond in Colorado. The 10-pitch 5.14a is one of the hardest routes at the elevation of 4,200 metres in North America. […]


Watch Nalle Hukkataival and Friends’ 2016 Summer in South Africa

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nalle Hukkataival and Friends’ 2016 Summer in South Africa

Nalle Hukkataival is one of the world’s leading boulderers. Martin Mobraten has produced this short film about Hukkataival’s summer in Africa sending hard routes up to V15. Follow Hukkataival here for regular updates.


Old Lake Louise Project Pushed to Top Called Mountain Fiction

September 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Old Lake Louise Project Pushed to Top Called Mountain Fiction

Canmore-based Jerry Auld and Dustin Lynx have pushed an old project to the top of a wall at the base of Fairview Mountain in the Rockies and called it Mountain Fiction. The Rockfall Wall […]


Five Classic B.C. Routes to Climb This Autumn

September 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Five Classic B.C. Routes to Climb This Autumn

The summer is over, but in many parts of Canada that means perfect sending temps. British Columbia had a warm and muggy season, so the cooler temps will be a welcome relief for many. […]


Less Theft Result of Skaha Park Watch

September 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Less Theft Result of Skaha Park Watch

In the spring of 2016, Skaha Bluffs Park Watch Society began to patrol the parking area at the popular B.C. climbing crag. This past weekend, climbers and locals gathered to celebrate the success of […]