A Tribute to Guy Edwards by Sean Isaac

April 8th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on A Tribute to Guy Edwards by Sean Isaac

Guy Edwards was one of Canada’s most cutting-edge alpine climbers. Edwards once soloed the West Ridge of Pigeon Spire, naked, in 18 minutes up and down. Along with John Millar, Edwards went missing in […]


Yamabushi is a Big Yamnuska 5.12d/13a Sport Route

April 2nd, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Yamabushi is a Big Yamnuska 5.12d/13a Sport Route

In about 1999, Raphael Slawinski and Will Gadd started work on a new line on the last major buttress of Yamnuska without a route on it. It took 11 more trips up on the wall, […]


Four Bighorn Highway Alpine Rock Moderates

March 22nd, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Four Bighorn Highway Alpine Rock Moderates

The Bighorn Highway has long been an Alberta go-to climbing destination. It is the name given to the 66-kilometre Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country that runs north to south from Barrier Mountain to King […]


10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

March 18th, 2019 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 […]


Top 15 Hard Rockies Must-Climb Multi-Pitch

March 12th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Top 15 Hard Rockies Must-Climb Multi-Pitch

The Canadian Rockies have some of the biggest walls in Canada and over the last 20 years climbers have been laboring to establish long, well protected routes. If you like steep, hard and challenging lines, look […]


Weekend Stoker: Bloodied Face Huey Battles Big Drip

February 15th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Profiles, Rockies, Video | Comments Off on Weekend Stoker: Bloodied Face Huey Battles Big Drip

Watch climber Jesse Huey sessions The Real Big Drip in the Ghost River, Alberta. Huey is currently in Patagonia with Will Stanhope. The Real Big Drip is a 200-metre mixed route in the Ghost […]


Watch Some Quebec Deep Water Soloing

January 26th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch Some Quebec Deep Water Soloing

The Jacques Cartier River is one of the most popular deep water soloing crags in Quebec. Watch as this new web series that is touring Eastern Canada visit the 10-metre cliffs and follows climbers […]


Saturday Sends: Exasperator 5.10 in Squamish

January 26th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Saturday Sends: Exasperator 5.10 in Squamish

Crosby Johnston talks about one of his favourite Squamish routes, the popular Exasperator 5.10c. It climbs two pitches up a splitter crack at the base of the Grand Wall for 45 metres. It was […]


We’re Hiring! Looking for a Jr. Marketer who can crush a 5.11

January 24th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News | Comments Off on We’re Hiring! Looking for a Jr. Marketer who can crush a 5.11

Gripped Publishing is looking for a candidate to join our in house ad sales team.  The ideal candidate is energetic, outgoing, and athletic. Has worked in media sales, or other types of sales environment. Is […]


Watch Catherine Destivelle Free-Solo Old Man of Hoy

January 23rd, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Catherine Destivelle Free-Solo Old Man of Hoy

Catherine Destivelle was one of the first, bold soloists of the modern-era of climbing. Watch her free-solo Old Many of Hoy in Scotland in 1998, she was also four months pregnant, after rope-soloing the […]