Celebrate Canada Parks Day with a Canada Parks Climb

July 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Celebrate Canada Parks Day with a Canada Parks Climb

Canada’s Parks Day takes place on the third Saturday of July each year. Canada’s Parks Day is an annual event where thousands of people participate in fun, educational, family-oriented events in parks and Historic […]


IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Sean McColl in Villars Finals July 16

July 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on IFSC World Cup 2016: Watch Sean McColl in Villars Finals July 16

Sean McColl was the only Canadian to advance to Semis in Villars, much like last week’s World Cup in Chamonix, but this week he advanced to Finals. After the comp, he said, “What a […]


Watch Bouldering First Ascents on Steep Wyoming Rock

July 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Bouldering First Ascents on Steep Wyoming Rock

Nathaniel Davison has pieced together some great footage from a recent trip to Wyoming with a number of strong climbers. “Lee Payne lead the crew, including Nathaniel Davison, Wes Walker, Mike Lewis, Jon Glassberg, […]


Watch Adam Ondra Climb a Scary Czech Sandstone Arete

July 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra Climb a Scary Czech Sandstone Arete

Adam Ondra climbs a classic sandstone arête at Teplice Rocks in the Czech Republic. EPIC TV Contest – Adam Ondra Rock Climbing HD from FILM WOOD on Vimeo.


Watch Pirmin Bertle Send New 5.15, Switzerland’s Hardest Route

July 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pirmin Bertle Send New 5.15, Switzerland’s Hardest Route

Pirmin Bertle made the first ascent of Meiose 5.15b at La Tribune, Charmey, late in 2015. Bertle linked 25 moves with V14 difficulties to create the hardest route in Switzerland. The route links the cruxes of […]


Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

Sean McColl advanced to Finals at the IFSC Lead World Cup in Chamonix and said after Semis, “Well this first Lead World Cup of 2016 is already in my mind a success with my […]


Watch a Tribute to the Late Douglas Tompkins

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Tribute to the Late Douglas Tompkins

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, […]