The Dean Hart Experience is New 5.12b in Squamish

September 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

It climbs an exposed arete and corner in the North Walls


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 […]


Ontario’s Beaver Valley Climbing Festival: Aug 16-18, 2019

July 26th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Events, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Ontario’s Beaver Valley Climbing Festival: Aug 16-18, 2019

Tickets Now Available!


Primordial Soup is New Rockies Alpine 5.11c on Peyto Tower

July 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Primordial Soup is New Rockies Alpine 5.11c on Peyto Tower

This is Niall Hamill’s second new route on the wall this year


Watch Send of New Grotto Canyon 5.13c in Rockies

July 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Send of New Grotto Canyon 5.13c in Rockies

Men at War is the hardest route on the historic Hemingway Wall


Gravity’s Rainbow is New Alpine 5.12R on Mount Wilson

July 2nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Gravity’s Rainbow is New Alpine 5.12R on Mount Wilson

The eight-pitch route climbs difficult and steep cracks in solid and steep quartzite