Strong Squamish Climbers Send Cat Lake Boulders

March 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Strong Squamish Climbers Send Cat Lake Boulders

A selection of boulder problems at the Cat Lake Bouldering area near Squamish. This short film by Jamie Finlayson, who also appears in it, was published on March 29. Other climbers include Sonnie Trotter, […]


Jamie Finlayson Sending Squamish V10 White Lion

March 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Jamie Finlayson Sending Squamish V10 White Lion

Jamie Finlayson climbs the boulder problem White Lion Low V10 at the Cat Lake Boulders near Squamish. Be sure to follow Finlayon on Instagram here. White Lion from Jamie Finlayson on Vimeo.


Watch Alex Bourassa’s First Ascent of New B.C. 5.13d

March 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Alex Bourassa’s First Ascent of New B.C. 5.13d

A raw edit by Dave Mai of Alex Bourassa’s first ascent of Clockwork 5.13d at New World in Skaha. The route was bolted by Cody Leydon. Bourassa made the first ascent of Finding Gnarnia 5.13b […]


Knife Edge Arete in Squamish Featured in Short Film

March 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Knife Edge Arete in Squamish Featured in Short Film

Knife Edge Arete is an aesthetic problem up a jagged line in Squamish. That Route: Knife Edge Arête from Stuart Smith on Vimeo.


Watch an Ascent of Squamish’s Classic Crime of the Century

February 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch an Ascent of Squamish’s Classic Crime of the Century

Watch an ascent of the classic Crime of the Century 5.11c, which is considered one of Squamish’s top 100 routes. The thin crack is at the Smoke Bluffs and was first sent in 1978 […]


Watch Coastal B.C. Ice Climbing on the Duffey

February 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Coastal B.C. Ice Climbing on the Duffey

The 2016 ice season has been off to a great start in the Coast Mountains. Loose Lady is a classic 150-metre WI4+ near Lilloet. First climbed in 1985 by Carl Austrom and John Howe, […]


Watch Send of Squamish’s Pixie Corner

February 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Send of Squamish’s Pixie Corner

Pixie Corner is one of Squamish’s most classic 5.8 cracks. The dual-crack climb that rises up a short corner is found at the Smoke Bluffs. It has long been a favourite among visiting climbers […]