The Goat is New 19-Pitch Bolted 5.9 in B.C.’s Marble Canyon

June 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Danny O’Farrell has completed and made the first ascent of his new route called The Goat in Marble Canyon, B.C., and it’s really big and amazing. Climbed and established over two years, the monster […]


Gobright and Reynolds Link Three El Cap Walls in a Day

June 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

It was none other than Alex Honnold who broke the news on Instagram that top big wall climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds climbed three El Cap faces in a day. “Big congrats to […]


New DMM Dragonfly Micro Cams for 2019

June 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

At the traditional outdoor industry gathering that is the OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen, DMM will be announcing several exciting new products and updates. A product that has been high up on everyone’s wish list […]


Jon Cardwell Climbs New 5.14d in Rifle, Colorado

June 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Jon Cardwell has made the first ascent of Z Nation in Rifle, Colorado, and has graded it 5.14d. Cardwell has climbed three 5.15a sport routes and said his new 5.14d is a link-up of […]


Wild Extension to Boatswain is Alberta’s Hardest Multi-Pitch

June 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

In 2017, Miles Adamson and Zach Watson made the first ascent of Don’t Rock the Boatswain, a six-pitch 5.13a on Grotto Mountain. They bolted a final seventh pitch that climbs through a steep and […]


Falling Tree Critically Injures Climber at Lake Louise

June 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

A climber who was not wearing a helmet has been critically injured from a falling tree at Back of the Lake at Lake Louise, while two other climbers who were wearing helmets were injured […]


Alberta Crusher Sam Tucker Sends First Flight 5.14c

June 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Sam Tucker has climbed First Flight 5.14c at Acephale for one of his toughest ticks to date. First Flight was first climbed by Josh Muller in 2014 and it was originally bolted by Lev […]