What to Bring Ice Climbing for East Coast Winter

November 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News | Comments Off on What to Bring Ice Climbing for East Coast Winter

Here’s a short video showing a good range of things to carry for a day of ice climbing winter routes in the eastern hills of North America. “I’ll add a little rock gear for […]


The Ultimate Crack Climbers’ Hangboard

November 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on The Ultimate Crack Climbers’ Hangboard

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 | Comments Off on The Helinox Chair One is Perfect for Camp Life

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 […]


The New Osprey Mutant Series for Climbers

November 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Outdoor | Comments Off on The New Osprey Mutant Series for Climbers

Osprey is one of the world’s leading pack designers and they’ve just released a new line of climber-specific packs in the Mutant line. They combine the long-haul capabilities of the Variant Series with the […]


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 […]