Canadian Youth Bouldering Nationals 2020 Updates

February 17th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The three-day event will have some of Canada’s top young climbers going head to head


Drew Ruana Sends New V15 in Joe’s Valley

February 16th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

The 13-move line is a power endurance problem


Sarah Hueniken Links Three Epic Ghost Routes in a Day

February 15th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

She climbed Cryophobia M8+, Nophobia M10+ and Hydrophobia (except the final pitch) WI5/6 in a day


Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish Reopens

February 14th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, News, Profiles | No Comments »

It was closed in 2019 after an act of vandalism


New Mont Blanc Route and France Vows to Protect Peak

February 13th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Pete Whittaker and Matt Heliker have climbed a new 250-metre route on Mont Blanc’s Tour Ronde they called Zone 5. Their first ascent came the same week that France vowed to protect the peak […]


Raphael Slawinski Visits Trophy Wall for 30th Time

February 13th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

On Feb. 12, he made a rare-for-winter-2020 ascent of a variation to The Replicant


Blue Gold is New Squamish Ice on Fluffy Kitten Wall

February 13th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Conditions on the west coast have improved for below-tree-line ice/mixed climbing


Mission to Mars is New WI13 at Helmcken Falls in B.C.

February 12th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

This is the first climb with a suggested grade of WI13


The Future of Funding for Canadian Climbing

February 12th, 2020 by Noah Walker | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Comp climber Zoe Beauchemin shares her thoughts on the funding of Climbing and Canadian Athletics


Marc-André’s Visión is New Route on Torre Egger

February 11th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Marc-André Leclerc spotted the route in 2016 and hoped to attempt it one day, but tragically he died in a climbing accident in 2018