Discovery, 15-pitch 5.13 in Winds, Freed in Push

August 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Nate Mankovich said, “There is climbing potential for many lifetimes. The recent free climbing activity in the area, particularly for free climbs 5.11 and harder, is inspiring.”


New Book by Sharon Wood, First Canadian Woman up Everest

August 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Sharon Wood’s new book is Rising: Becoming the First North American Woman on Everest


Climbers Rescued from Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The climbers are reportedly OK after the impressive rescue


Massive Rockfall on South Howser Tower in Bugaboos

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

No one was injured, but climbers going to the Bugaboos should be very cautious


Mount Tupper to Close to Blow Up Bombs

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The area will be closed on Aug. 21 and 22


Janja Garnbret Wins Combined World Championship

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Garnbret finished sixth in speed, second in bouldering and first in lead


Upcoming Book on the Incredible Billy Davidson

August 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Profiles | No Comments »

For the past 15 years, Gripped editor Brandon Pullan has been working on a book about the late climber and paddler, Billy Davidson. Billy was one of Canada’s most cutting-edge climbers in the 1970s […]


Sean McColl Will Compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

August 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Adam Ondra did not secure a spot because he accidentally stepped on a bolt


Watch Andy Kirkpatrick Alone on El Cap for 14 Days

August 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

“There was probably no other route that scared me more on El Cap than the Sea.”


Gold Rush is New Banff 14-pitch Bolted 5.7

August 18th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Gold Rush is the longest route at the grade