Video: Roundup of 40 Climbing Shoes for 2018

January 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | No Comments »

For 2018, there are more climbing shoes and shoe brands than almost ever before. In this video by Weigh My Rack, we see new-for-2018 shoes from Boreal, Evolv, La Sportivia, Scarpa, Butora and others. […]


Lessons with Steve House on Ice Climb Rappelling

January 4th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Steve House gives a lesson on how to make an A-thread, a variation to the V-thread ice anchor. This is a great way for rappelling without leaving any sling material behind. “I’m going to […]


Best Ice Tools for Record Breaking Low Temps

January 3rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on Best Ice Tools for Record Breaking Low Temps

It’s the start of 2018 and most of us in Canada and across the U.S.A. have been hit with record-breaking lows. If you’re an ice climber then you know that when the temps dip […]


The C.A.M.P. Antibott Hits Glaciers This Summer

January 3rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear | Comments Off on The C.A.M.P. Antibott Hits Glaciers This Summer

One of the lesser talked about pieces off essential gear is the rarely seen antibott. This summer, C.A.M.P. is bringing it to the next level, which will give you better performance on glaciers and […]


Tech Tip: Using a Clove Hitch at Fixed Anchors

December 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Outdoor, Video | Comments Off on Tech Tip: Using a Clove Hitch at Fixed Anchors

Brent Peters is an Association of Canadian Mountain Guides guide who demonstrates using the clove hitch for faster and easier to manage climbing anchors. Petzl has released a series of online guides for best […]


Daniel Woods and Paul Robinson Design Climbing Shoes

December 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Video | Comments Off on Daniel Woods and Paul Robinson Design Climbing Shoes

What does it take to design the best climbing shoe on the market? Daniel Woods and I have been working hard with one of the best shoe manufacturers in the industry, Evolv, to make […]


Top Gripped Climbing Gear Picks of 2017

December 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Gripped Climbing Gear Picks of 2017

With 2017 being one of the biggest for climbing accomplishments in recent years, it’s no wonder there were so many top products introduced. Below are some of the stand-out performers from the past 12 […]