Jernej Kruder and Miho Nonaka Bouldering Season Champions

August 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

The final bouldering World Cup onf 2018 took place in Munich this past weekend. The following is the IFSC post-comp report. Jernej Kruder (SLO) and Miho Nonaka (JPN) became Bouldering season champions today at […]


Bouldering Expedition to New Remote Rockies Highballs

August 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Canadian Rockies have countless remote locations that hold big and unclimbed boulders few climbers have seen. In 2017, Matt Hendsbee and Scott Eveleigh hiked into Wonder Valley near Lake Louis and found a […]


Deadly Rockies Year Continues After Hiker Falls

August 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

A woman has died from a fall during her hike on the East End of Rundle above Canmore on Aug. 18. The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. and emergency crews were quick to the […]


The Line of the New Route on Latok I from the North

August 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

The strong team of Tom Livingstone, Ales Cesen and Luka Strazar made the first ascent of Latok I from the north side of the peak via a new route. There was much speculation as […]


Gripped Week in Review: Eiger, Prairie Gold, Quebec

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

This is weekly summary of top climbing stories from Aug. 10 to Aug. 17. Boulder World Cup Canada finished the IFSC Boulder World Cup season after qualifications as they look forward to the World […]


New Film About History of Ha Ling Peak in Canmore

August 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Ha Ling Peak in the Canadian Rockies is one of the most iconic mountains for climbers, hikers and photographers. A new CBC film explores the history of Ha Ling Peak and why it took […]


Global Climbing Day: Free Gym Climbing on August 18

August 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

The North Face has partnered with a number of climbing gyms around the world to offer free indoor climbing. Global Climbing Day is part of the WALLS ARE MEANT FOR CLIMBING campaign which aims […]