Gnadenlos is New Dangerous Ice Route on Ortler in Italy

October 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Gnadenlos is New Dangerous Ice Route on Ortler in Italy

Ice climbing season is about to start in Canada, but already there’s a new 300-metre WI5 that’s been climbed in South Tyrol, Italy, called Gnadenlos. The climbing team of Johannes Lemayer, Daniel Ladurner and […]


Watch Matty Hong Climb 5.15s in Spain

October 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Matty Hong Climb 5.15s in Spain

When Matty Hong sets out to accomplish something, like sending two 5.15a routes in Spain, there’s nothing that can stop him from attaining his goal. During his spring trip to Spain, Hong applied himself […]


Recovery Fund for Quinn Brett After Life-changing Fall

October 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Recovery Fund for Quinn Brett After Life-changing Fall

On Oct. 11, American climber Quinn Brett was climbing with Josie McKee when she took a 100-foot fall while climbing The Nose. Brett fell from the Boot Flake and hit the Texas Flake. She […]


Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Attempt Dreamcatcher Between Rain

October 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Attempt Dreamcatcher Between Rain

West Coast coach and climber Christian Core captured Stefano Ghisolfi attempting Dreamcatcher 5.14d. Watch below by clicking on the clip. Stefano Ghisolfi tries Dreamcatcher between the rain and the sun. @steghiso A post shared […]


Words With Quebec Climber Emilie Pellerin

October 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Words With Quebec Climber Emilie Pellerin

Emilie Pellerin has quietly been climbing though the ranks in Quebec to being one of the best all-round rock climbers in the province. With sends of 5.14 and V10, she is one of the […]


Josh Wharton Gives Canadian Alpine Climbing Lessons

October 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Josh Wharton Gives Canadian Alpine Climbing Lessons

Josh Wharton, one of America’s top climbers, spent a busy week in Canada in May 2012 where he did the first one-day ascents of the Emperor Face on Mount Robson and the Wild Thing […]


Xiamen World Cup 2017 Results and Elan Jonas McRae Injured

October 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Xiamen World Cup 2017 Results and Elan Jonas McRae Injured

The China Tour concluded with title-winning performances from elite sport climbing athletes at the final Speed and penultimate Lead event of 2017. Canadian Elan Jonas McRae was the lone Canuck at the event. He […]