Andy White Sends New Kelowna V12

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Andy White is a leading boulderer in the Kelowna area of B.C. He has many first ascents to his name and has been at the forefront of bouldering development around Kelowna. On Instagram, he […]


Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Almost Famous V10

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Luke Zimmerman is a West Coast boulderer with a number of hard sends this summer. His four V12s over the past two years have all been at different areas around Squamish. His most recent […]


New Starvation Crag Near Squamish Has Sweet 5.13c

September 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The new Starvation Crag is just north of Squamish near Starvation Lake and past the parking area for Cheakamus. David Echeverri has uploaded new route information onto 27crags.com that highlights the area’s must climb […]


Watch Jonathan Siegrist Send Spirit of the West 5.14a in Squamish

September 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Watch this short film by Tom Wright of Jonathan Siegrist making the third and first one-day ascent of Spirit of the West 5.14a in Paradise Valley in Squamish. Wright made the first ascent of […]


Watch Nic Vissers Send Zombie Roof 5.13a in Squamish

September 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Watch Nic Vissers send Zombie Roof 5.13a at the Smoke Buffs in Squamish. It took Vissers eight sessions over three weeks this summer.


Watch a 5.11 Send at Lakit Lake, a Great Autumn Crag in B.C.

September 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Lakit Lake is near Cranbrook, B.C. and offers lots of steep pumpy climbing. There are routes from 5.7 to 5.14 and the rock offers slopers, jugs, crimps and rolling bulges. Watch the crux section […]


New Route on Mount Gimli’s South Face is Dark and Stormy

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Jasmin Caton and Cam Shute have climbed a new route on Mount Gimli in B.C. called Dark and Stormy 5.11a. The new Valhalla range route is five pitches and climbs up the south face […]