12 Great Canadian Ascents From Past 151 Years

July 1st, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on 12 Great Canadian Ascents From Past 151 Years

No better way to celebrate Canada Day than to look back at 100 years and 10 great ascents from coast to coast to coast. As Canada turns 151 this year, be sure to pick […]


Caldwell and Honnold Talk Bromance on Fitz Traverse

May 30th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Caldwell and Honnold Talk Bromance on Fitz Traverse

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold are two of the world’s most well known climbers and they were recently at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. On May 30, 2018, the two climbed The […]


Watch Quebec Bouldering at Stone Bleu

May 25th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Quebec Bouldering at Stone Bleu

Stone Bleu is a popular bouldering area about 30 minutes from Quebec City. Watch this short film featuring a number of local climbers on classic and hard problems.


It’s Tick Season in Canada so Check for Ticks

April 28th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Profiles | Comments Off on It’s Tick Season in Canada so Check for Ticks

Ticks are little critters that run wild in spring, especially in dry areas. Their bites can bring about serious long term health problems. Many of Canada’s top climbers have had tick-related illnesses in the […]


10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

March 20th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

Sam Lambert on Wings of Desire 5.11b in Skaha, a perfect spring route. Photo Tim BanfieldIt’s springtime, which means thousands of climbers will be exchanging the gym bag for the crag pack. Here are […]


Watch John Bachar Solo Leave it to Beaver 5.12a

February 13th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in West Coast | Comments Off on Watch John Bachar Solo Leave it to Beaver 5.12a

Vintage film of John Bachar soloing Joshua Tree’s Leave it to Beaver, 5.12a. The first ascent was by Dave Evans and Jim Angione in January 1978 and freed by Bachar in March of the […]


Watch Ice Climber Fall With Collapsing Ice Pillar

January 9th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ice Climber Fall With Collapsing Ice Pillar

A few years ago, John Freeman was soloing a steep pillar of ice on the Icefields Parkway in Alberta. Transitioning from the pillar to the safer ice above, the pillar fractured and Freeman fell […]