Watch Drone Footage of Thunder Bay Rock Climbing

July 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | No Comments »

A short summer 2019 video showcasing many of the fun crags around the north shore of Lake Superior


Primordial Soup is New Rockies Alpine 5.11c on Peyto Tower

July 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

This is Niall Hamill’s second new route on the wall this year


Simon Messner, Reinhold’s Son, Solos Unclimbed Himalayan Peak

July 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

He climbed the peak alone after his team opted to join due to bad conditions


Spray Slabs in Banff is Old School Friction Climbing

July 12th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The crag was first climbed at in the early 1980s, but has many retro-bolted sport routes


Rappel-Approach to Star Chek in Squamish is Closed

July 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The classic three-pitch route must now be accessed by a short hike


Free Soloing is Not Scrambling and Scrambling is Not Free Soloing

July 11th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Free soloing has been referred to as scrambling and 3rd classing for many years by top climbers


Five Must-Climb Moderate Canadian Alpine Ridges

July 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Canada has countless alpine ridges from the Pacific to Atlantic. Some are long, complicated and dangerous, while others are moderate, short and esthetic. For the purpose of this list, we are looking at ridges […]


Adam Ondra Talks About Sending Silence 5.15d

July 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Watch epic footage of the world’s hardest sport climb


Watch Send of New Grotto Canyon 5.13c in Rockies

July 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Men at War is the hardest route on the historic Hemingway Wall


Aberdeen Columns are Splitter B.C. Basalt Crag Climbs

July 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

There are over 150 splitter crack routes up to 25 metres