Watch a Tribute to the Late Douglas Tompkins

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The following is by Tompkins Conservation: Douglas Tompkins was a world-renowned adventurer, entrepreneur, and conservationist. Co-founder of The North Face and Esprit, Doug spent the first half of his life building successful, global brands, […]


New Northwestern Ontario Guidebook Preview and More

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Aric Fishman of Thunder Bay has been working hard to release his new guidebook to Northwestern Ontario. It will include hundreds of routes, many of which have never been published, colour photos, topos, maps […]


Watch Marc-Andre Leclerc Solo High Plains Drifter in Squamish

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Marc-Andre Leclerc Solo High Plains Drifter in Squamish

Marc-Andre Leclerc is one of Canada’s leading rock and alpine climbers. He specializes in bold solos on steep rock and big alpine walls. Watch him solo High Plains Drifter 5.11+ in Squamish.


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

From outdoor competitions and Lead World Cups to hard rock sends, there is no end to the motivating sends by climbers pushing themselves. To watch the clip click on the image. Crazy strength shown […]


Watch the IFSC Speed World Cup Today

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch the IFSC Speed World Cup Today

The IFSC World Cup is taking place in Chamonix over the next two days. You can watch the Speed World Cup today at 1 p.m, Sean McColl will be representing Canada.


Watch Highlights from Natural Games Bouldering Competition

July 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Highlights from Natural Games Bouldering Competition

After a grueling six-hour Qualification session, five men and women competed in front of 20,000 people in the Finals of the Natural Games Bouldering Competition.


Watch Two Squamish V10 Sends

July 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Two Squamish V10 Sends

Watch Mark Goldstein sent Mr. Bigglesworth Low V10 and the classic Sharma’s Link V10 on Canada’s West Coast. Goldstein has been charging lately with a number of V10 sends and a new V8 in […]