Jesus is a Dinosaur is new 5.14a at Horne Lake

June 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Yannick Neufeld-Cumming has been on a first ascent-spree at Horne Lake on Vancouver Island this spring. His latest new route is Jesus is a Dinosaur 5.14a, of which he wrote on Sendage.com, “Super stoked […]


Rock Climber Dies on Tunnel Mountain in Banff

June 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

A 26-year-old man from Banff has died in a rappelling accident on Tunnel Mountain. The climber was rappelling a route called Le Soulier (The Shoe) when the accident occurred and he fell between 25 […]


New Book ‘Searching for Tao Canyon’ Has Stunning Photos

June 8th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Forty years in the making, the book Searching For Tao Canyon chronicles in razor-sharp Kodachrome film and text a decade’s worth of exploration in the subterranean world of the American desert, long before it […]


Annie Chouinard Sends Quebec 5.13+ at Orford

June 8th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Quebec climber Annie Chouinard has climbed a classic hard route called Taxe Carbonique 5.13+ at Orford for the route’s first female ascent. Orford is open in the spring and often closes until mid-summer due […]


The New 40 is New 5.13d at Dewmound in Alaska

June 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Todd Helgeson has climbed a new 5.13d at Dewmound in Alaska he called The New 40. A day before his June 1 send, Helgeson said, “Next up for old projects is this short bouldery […]


Graham McGrenere Sends Two V12s in a Day

June 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Graham McGrenere ticks his third and fourth V12 problems on June 6 in Squamish. McGrenere climbed The Method in the Apron Boulders and Summoning Sit in Murrin Park in that order. His first V12 […]


Watch Mason Earle on His New Ringlock Splitter

June 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The desert is full of secrets, especially for a climber willing to explore off the beaten track. There are many miles of cliffs waiting to be explored. Mason Earle has been driving force in […]