The New Grivel Duetto Helmet is Light and Sleek

February 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on The New Grivel Duetto Helmet is Light and Sleek

The new Grivel Duetto helmet wights only 195 grams, comes in a sleek blue or grey and is certified for climbing, mountaineering and skiing. It debuted in North America at the Denver Outdoor Retailer […]


PrimaLoft Debuts 100 Per Cent Biodegradable Insulation

February 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on PrimaLoft Debuts 100 Per Cent Biodegradable Insulation

PrimaLoft debuts the first-ever 100 percent biodegradable synthetic insulation, designed to completely biodegrade in one year. PrimaLoft has coated each fiber with “food” that makes it more appealing to the naturally occurring microbes in […]


Marmot West Rib Parka Uses WarmCube Technology

February 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on Marmot West Rib Parka Uses WarmCube Technology

Marmot debuted its new WarmCube technology with this hybrid down/synthetic jacket at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Denver. The idea behind WarmCube is to employ 3D construction to conform to the curves of […]


The North Face Futurelight is Apparel Game Changer

February 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Gripped Outdoors, News | Comments Off on The North Face Futurelight is Apparel Game Changer

In Fall 2019, The North Face is launching an advanced breathable-waterproof outerwear technology, which their athletes say is a game changer for outdoor apparel. As The North Face states, “Futurelight will redefine the future […]


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 […]