Stubborn Old Bastards is New B.C. Ice Climb

March 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News | Comments Off on Stubborn Old Bastards is New B.C. Ice Climb

Jim Ongena has reported about a beauty new ice route near Oliver, B.C, that he climbed with Pete Rasmussen. Ongena reported that their new climb is in Gallaghers Canyon, goes at 170 metres and […]


Anna Pfaff and Ines Papert Climb New Norway Ice

March 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Anna Pfaff and Ines Papert Climb New Norway Ice

Anna Pfaff and Ines Papert have reported about their recent trip to Norway where they climbed some big new routes. “On Feb. 18, I travelled to Tromsø, Norway to meet up with Ines Papert, […]


Four Ice Climbers Survive Avalanche in Alberta (Update)

March 11th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Four Ice Climbers Survive Avalanche in Alberta (Update)

Four ice climbers survived an avalanche early Saturday afternoon on the route Kitty Hawk on David Thompson Highway in Alberta. Update March 13: One injured climber was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He […]


Filip Babicz Sends Oświecenie, First M16 in Europe

March 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Filip Babicz Sends Oświecenie, First M16 in Europe

Italian climber Filip Babicz has made the first ascent of Oświecenie in the Tatra Mountain of Poland. He’s proposing the grade of M16, the first of its kind in Europe and the second ever. […]


Canadians Climb Big Ice in Eastern China

February 28th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Canadians Climb Big Ice in Eastern China

Canadians Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken just spent time climbing big ice in eastern China with photographer John Price. Their man goal was to climb the famous Christmas Tree route, a massive WI6 route […]


Ikiru is New Mixed Climb on Storm Creek Headwall

February 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Ikiru is New Mixed Climb on Storm Creek Headwall

It’s been a long and cold winter in the Canadian Rockies and climbers are still taking advantage of the great ice and mixed conditions. Niall Hamill, Jeremy Regato and Paul Taylor have established the […]


More Big New 2018 Ice in B.C.’s Bridge River

February 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on More Big New 2018 Ice in B.C.’s Bridge River

Danny O’Farrell has reported about hundreds of metres of new ice that he, Steve Janes and Hunter Lee have climbed at Bridge River in B.C. They climbed New Leash on Life, a WI5+ that […]