The Ultimate Crack Climbers’ Hangboard

November 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | No Comments »

The Rockstone Adjustable Crack Board is the ultimate hangboard for crack climbers. The board allows you to train finger, hand and fist jams with full body weight. “We conducting a Presale of our Crack […]


The Helinox Chair One is Perfect for Camp Life

November 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Gripped Outdoors, Profiles | No Comments »

After a hard day in the hills or backpacking, most of us don’t look forward to sitting on the rough, often damp ground. Secretly, despite our love for the outdoors, we miss our comfy […]


Watch Rockies Climbing with Tough Maxim Platinum Rope

October 31st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Profiles, Ropes | Comments Off on Watch Rockies Climbing with Tough Maxim Platinum Rope

Gripped editor Brandon Pullan took the new Maxim Platinum 9.8mm x 70m Dry Rope up a number of routes in the Canadian Rockies this summer. It’s the first dynamic climbing rope on the market […]


Adam Ondra Has a 500-metre Static Rope

October 30th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Ropes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Has a 500-metre Static Rope

Adam Ondra just won the Czech Nationals and has already turned his sights back to the outdoors. In an Instagram post today, he showed off the tag for a 500-metre static rope. In Canada, […]


Watch Arc’teryx Athletes Test Gear in Rad Coast Mountains

October 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on Watch Arc’teryx Athletes Test Gear in Rad Coast Mountains

Arc’teryx began on Canada’s west coast because the Coast Mountains are a perfect place to test new gear. The coastal environment is harsher, more humid and nastier than almost anywhere else in Canada. “Testing […]


First Look: Mountain Hardwear Kor Strata Alpine Hoody

September 25th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News | Comments Off on First Look: Mountain Hardwear Kor Strata Alpine Hoody

The new-for-fall 2018 Mountain Hardwear Kor Strata Alpine Hoody is a new down jacket for mountain users this season. It’s packed with synthetic insulation but lacks baffles, which means less heat loss and more […]


First Look: Updated Edelrid Jay and Jayne Harnesses

September 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Harnesses, Profiles | Comments Off on First Look: Updated Edelrid Jay and Jayne Harnesses

In 1953, with the invention of the kernmantel rope, Edelrid revolutionized mountaineering and they’ve been one of the world’s best rope manufacturers ever since. In 2019, Edelrid is introducing the first dynamic single rope […]