Primordial Soup is New Rockies Alpine 5.11c on Peyto Tower

July 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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


10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

June 6th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Spring Climbing Tips for a Fun Season

Ticks, Bears and Other Bugs Ticks are gross little insects that love to hide at the base of warm crags. Their goal is to crawl onto you, find somewhere warm (arm pit or head) […]


10 Tips for Better Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

May 28th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Tips for Better Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

It’s multi-pitch rock climbing season and there’s going to be thousands of climbers heading up high on rocky faces in Canada for the next six to eight months. If you’re a seasoned pro at […]


Piotr Schab Sends First 5.15b and Other 5.15s in 2019

May 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Piotr Schab Sends First 5.15b and Other 5.15s in 2019

Polish climber Piotr Schab has started 2019 with a number of 5.15 sends, making him one of the top sport climbers of the season. In 2018, he spent 15 days projecting Fight or Flight […]


Alex Puccio Sends Her Fifth V14 with Heritage

April 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Puccio Sends Her Fifth V14 with Heritage

Alex Puccio has climbed her fifth V14 with a send of Heritage in Valle Bavona less than a year after winning gold at the Vail World Cup 2018. With nearly 30 V13 sends to […]


Gobright and Honnold Link Four Red Rocks Big Walls

April 2nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | Comments Off on Gobright and Honnold Link Four Red Rocks Big Walls

Brad Gobright and Alex Honnold linked four Red Rocks big walls in only 10.5 hours on April 1. While they only had three leads, they covered nearly 40 pitches. They met at the Oak […]


Top 15 Hard Rockies Must-Climb Multi-Pitch

March 12th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Top 15 Hard Rockies Must-Climb Multi-Pitch

The Canadian Rockies have some of the biggest walls in Canada and over the last 20 years climbers have been laboring to establish long, well protected routes. If you like steep, hard and challenging lines, look […]


Watch Some Quebec Deep Water Soloing

January 26th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch Some Quebec Deep Water Soloing

The Jacques Cartier River is one of the most popular deep water soloing crags in Quebec. Watch as this new web series that is touring Eastern Canada visit the 10-metre cliffs and follows climbers […]