Kain Route in Bugaboos, 100 Years Old and a Film

June 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Kain Route in Bugaboos, 100 Years Old and a Film

The Kain Route on Bugaboo Spire is one of Canada’s most iconic alpine climbs. The route begins at the Bugaboo/Snowpatch Col and climbs mostly easy fifth-class up a ridge until the crux. A steep […]


Watch Ben Rueck on the Splitter Pure Pressure 5.14

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ben Rueck on the Splitter Pure Pressure 5.14

American crusher Ben Rueck talks about Pure Pressure, a vicious desert finger crack. Rueck wrote about the climb and skipping the bolts in a feature for Gripped magazine this month.


Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey Trailer

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey Trailer

The upcoming documentary by Dave O’Leske about Fred Beckey is called Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey. O’Leske examines the life of one of the most rebellious climbing icons ever. Beckey inspired a generation with his daring […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Time for Vail and Canadians Ready

The Vail World Cup is the only IFSC World Cup taking place in North America in 2016. It is part of the GoPro Mountain Games from June 9 to 12 that draws thousands of […]


Watch How to be a Rock Climber

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch How to be a Rock Climber

Want to learn how to become a Rock Climber? Look no further. This how-to tutorial that will have you buying your first harness and kombucha growler before you can say “Yosemite Decimal System.” Watch […]


Big Alpine Highline is the First in the Bugaboos

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Big Alpine Highline is the First in the Bugaboos

On June 7, Drew Leiterman and Travis Foster established a new high line on Crescent Towers in the Bugaboos. “This is the first in the Bugaboos and second alpine highline in Canada,” said Leiterman. There […]


Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris on Their Salathe Wall Record

June 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris on Their Salathe Wall Record

Libby Sauter and Alix Morris set the female speed record on El Cap’s legendary Salathe Wall in the fall of 2015. For more info on the send visit here.