10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

March 10th, 2020 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

Have a fun and safe 2020 spring!


Seb Bouin and Cedric Lachat Send Joe Mama 5.15a

February 10th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Seb Bouin and Cedric Lachat Send Joe Mama 5.15a

Bouin continues his winter of hard climbs


How to Choose the Best Chalk

November 22nd, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Gear, Indoor Climbing, Outdoor, Rock | Comments Off on How to Choose the Best Chalk

Five common varieties of climbing chalk.


The Story of Saving Ontario’s Cape Croker for Climbers

October 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The Story of Saving Ontario’s Cape Croker for Climbers

Climbers are reminded to heed all posted signs, climb with care and be respectful of the privilege to climb in such a beautiful area.


The Dean Hart Experience is New 5.12b in Squamish

September 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The Dean Hart Experience is New 5.12b in Squamish

It climbs an exposed arete and corner in the North Walls



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Castleton Tower has a Heart Beat Vibration

August 28th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Castleton Tower has a Heart Beat Vibration

“It has a kind of stoic power in its appearance.”


Discovery, 15-pitch 5.13 in Winds, Freed in Push

August 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Discovery, 15-pitch 5.13 in Winds, Freed in Push

Nate Mankovich said, “There is climbing potential for many lifetimes. The recent free climbing activity in the area, particularly for free climbs 5.11 and harder, is inspiring.”


Gold Rush is New Banff 14-pitch Bolted 5.7

August 18th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Gold Rush is New Banff 14-pitch Bolted 5.7

Gold Rush is the longest route at the grade


Sachi Amma Spotted in Squamish Projecting Cobra Crack

August 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Sachi Amma Spotted in Squamish Projecting Cobra Crack

The top Japanese climber has sent a number of 5.15 sport routes


Yosemite Locals Establish Two New Routes

August 8th, 2019 by Chris Van Leuven | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Yosemite Locals Establish Two New Routes

It’s hot in Yosemite Valley right now, and that heat is driving most climbers to the cool Tuolumne High Country or other areas. But a few climbers remain dedicated to climbing here — and […]



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