New Rockies Routes and Homage to the Warden

September 10th, 2018 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

This summer, I’ve had the good fortune to climb some new routes with amazing partners. Some routes are cleaned to repeat and others are more adventurous. Early in the year, I was joined by […]


Jakob Schubert is Men’s Lead Champion in 2018

September 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

It’s been a tense time in Innsbruck for the 2018 World Championships with some big wins and upsets. The comp itself is a combination of light show, athleticism, music festival and a sporting event […]


John Lauchlan Award 2018/19 Accepting Applications

September 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The John Lauchlan Memorial Award is a cash award designed to assist expeditions of Canadian mountaineers and explorers, which is accepting applications for end of 2018 and 2019 expeditions. The award exists to perpetuate […]


Gripped Week in Review: Revo, Dreamcatcher, World Championships

September 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

This is weekly summary of top climbing stories from July 13 to July 20. Wild Country Revo A review of the new Wild Country Revo belay device. Algorithm Paige Claassen repeats Idaho’s hardest route, […]


Walmart Outdoor Manager Responds to Backlash

September 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Walmart has launched a Premium Outdoor Store with Moosejaw, an outdoor retailer it purchased in 2017. Several big brands withdrew their sales from Walmart after the purchase. Small outdoor stores are worried that Walmart […]


Company Fined $44,000 for Illegal Everest Climb

September 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Seven Summit Treks was fined $44,000 USD for guiding two climbers up Mount Everest without permits this year. The permit the company had was for April 2017 and the climbers from 2018 were Australian […]


Ongoing Canadian Results from World Championships

September 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2018 Lead, Speed and Boulder World Championships are taking place in Innsbruck, Austria, from Sept. 6 to 16. Good luck Team Canada at Innsbruck World Championships for next week! List of 🇨🇦 who’s […]