A Conversation with Core: What it means to train

December 2nd, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Articles, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

What it means to train – a conversation with Christian Core and Allison Vest.


In Depth Shoe Review – The La Sportiva Futura

November 25th, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Articles, Gear, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

An in-depth analysis of the Futura climbing shoe.


In-Depth Shoe Review: The Scarpa Instinct VS

November 18th, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Articles, Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on In-Depth Shoe Review: The Scarpa Instinct VS

An in-depth shoe review of the Scarpa Instinct VS and the Instinct VSR


What’s the best rubber for your rock shoes?

October 4th, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Articles, Bouldering, Footwear, Profiles | Comments Off on What’s the best rubber for your rock shoes?

Get a run down on some of the most common rubber on your climbing shoes


Climbing in the Land of Legends

September 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2012.06, Articles, Profiles | Comments Off on Climbing in the Land of Legends

Mount Yamnuska over the years has remained the heartbeat of the rockies trad scene. This summer marked the 60th year for technical rock climbing in the Rockies and it all got started on this great cliff. The mountain has stood witness to four generations of climbers. Many firsts have kept the mountain at the leading edge in terms of grades and ethical standards.


Canadian Talks About Climbing in Norway and the Troll Wall

August 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2012.03, Articles, International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Talks About Climbing in Norway and the Troll Wall

Ontario climber Tom Valis talks about a trip to the famous big wall


Controversy Over Sexist Route Names: Really?

July 29th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Articles, Profiles, Special Feature | Comments Off on Controversy Over Sexist Route Names: Really?

Climbing made the pages of The Globe and Mail recently but probably not in the way that any of us would want. The Globe, the paper of record in Canada, published an article by […]


Throwback to 2011 Article Called ‘Bolting Is Not a Crime ‘

July 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2011.01, Articles, Profiles | Comments Off on Throwback to 2011 Article Called ‘Bolting Is Not a Crime ‘

Where does a climber’s legal responsibility start and end when bolting new routes or updating old hardware?


Older, Stronger and Harder: Sending After Mid-Life

February 21st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in 2010.03, Articles, Profiles | Comments Off on Older, Stronger and Harder: Sending After Mid-Life

There are many climbers who have retained their motivation regardless of their age, and continue to push difficulty standards throughout the world.


Older + Stronger: Top Canadian Women Climbers

December 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in 2011.02, Articles, East, Routes | Comments Off on Older + Stronger: Top Canadian Women Climbers

It is said that inspiration comes from the most unlikely sources, and here was a regular woman who was pushing her personal limits in a way I had never seen before at any crag.