Screaming Barfies: Why?! and How to Avoid

February 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Profiles | 1 Comment »

It’s cold out there in Canada this season but Canadian ice climbers don’t like to sit still with so much ice around, whether it’s 0°C or -40°C. This winter has served up some blasts […]


First Look: Scarpa Furia Air are Light with Edging Power

February 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on First Look: Scarpa Furia Air are Light with Edging Power

The new Scarpa Furia Air are the lightest high-end rock shoe ever built coming in at only 150 grams. The design starts with two differing weights of microfiber that are bonded together with a […]


New Grivel Dark Machine and Machine X Ice Tools

January 31st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on New Grivel Dark Machine and Machine X Ice Tools

Gripped is at the Ourdoor Retailer trade show in Denver and got to check out the North America debut of Grivel’s new tools. Grivel has made radical changes to their ice tool handles for […]


Cool New Handcrafted Rope Bracelets

January 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on Cool New Handcrafted Rope Bracelets

Cami Jewelry makes handcrafted rope bracelets to support the Sherpas in the Mount Everest region. “We have made a bracelet with actual climbing rope that was used during his Everest expedition in 2017. For […]


Follow Gripped Instagram for Outdoor Retailer News

January 29th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Outdoor, Profiles | Comments Off on Follow Gripped Instagram for Outdoor Retailer News

We’re going to Denver for the Outdoor Retailer winter event and will be posting updates to our Gripped Magazine Instagram story. Follow the account to follow along to get a glimpse of new gear, […]


The New Boreal Satori is Perfect for Hard Boulders

January 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on The New Boreal Satori is Perfect for Hard Boulders

The new 2018 Boreal Satori will is one of the best shoes on the market this year for steep and technical bouldering. It was developed alongside the Boreal Dharma in conjunction top climbers around […]


New MSR Paragon Snowshoe Binding Made for Comfort

January 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Gripped Outdoors, Outdoor | Comments Off on New MSR Paragon Snowshoe Binding Made for Comfort

Seattle-based Mountain Safety Research (MSR) introduces the Paragon Binding, the world’s first single-strap mesh snowshoe binding delivering the pinnacle of simplicity, security, durability, and comfort in alpine terrain. Unlike other snowshoe bindings, which can be […]


Digitclimbing Makes Hangboards in Montreal

January 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on Digitclimbing Makes Hangboards in Montreal

Digitclimbing makes high-end portable hangboards, wooden holds, campus rungs, balls and other training tools. Every hangboard is handmade in Montreal out of wood. One of their cool products is called the Yubi and it […]


MSR Access 2 Tent Review from Baffin Island

January 14th, 2019 by James Cook | Posted in Gear, Gripped Outdoors, Outdoor, Profiles | Comments Off on MSR Access 2 Tent Review from Baffin Island

A quick Google search for “World’s Best Hiking” or “Top 10 Hikes” will consistently deliver a common result, the incredible Akshayuk Pass in Auyuittuq National Park on Canada’s Baffin Island. The hike is a […]


The Biggest Big Bro is Back on the Market

January 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on The Biggest Big Bro is Back on the Market

The gold Trango Big Bro is back on the market for a limited run (only 100). If you’re into wide cracks, you need this mega piece. From Trango: Designed to protect the widest cracks, […]