Setters Busy for Three Canadian Comps this Weekend

November 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

The Boulder Competition season is well under way in Canada with a number of successful events completed. On the Nov. 25 and 26 weekend, there’s three competitions in Canada: November Sessions at Climb Base5 […]


Angelika Rainer’s Historic D15 Climb in Italy

November 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Angelika Rainer has become the first woman to climb the drytool grade of D15 with her ascent of A Line Across the Sky in the Italian Dolomites. The big roof climb follows a line […]


Watch Film About Quebec Ice Climbing

November 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Quebec has some of the best ice climbing in Canada, from the renowned Parc de la Chute-Montmorency to Les Palissades to Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie, there are dozens of quality routes up to 400 metres. Some of […]


Patagonia Continues Fight to Protect Bears Ears

November 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Some may remember when Patagonia voiced their concern over Utah’s position on Bears Ears National Monument earlier this year. The company, founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, announced they wouldn’t attend the Outdoor Retailer […]


Jan Hojer Climbs Quoi de Neuf V15

November 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

German climber Jan Hojer recently repeated Quoi de Neuf V15, one of the longest roof problems at Fontainebleau. The first ascent was by Rémy Bergasse back in 2008 and it was repeated by Sebastien […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends One Slap, Third 5.15b

November 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has made the second ascent of One Slap, a 5.15b variation to One Punch 5.15a recently climbed by Adam Ondra. The hard limestone climb is found at Laghel near Arco, […]


Top Climbers Heading to Antarctica for Big Walls

November 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

At least two teams of top climbers are heading to Antarctica for some big wall climbing this austral summer season One team consists of Anna Pfaff, Savannah Cummins, Conrad Anker, Cedar Wright, Jimmy Chin, […]