Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Attempt Dreamcatcher Between Rain

October 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 […]

Adam Ondra and Jimmy Webb Climb Hard New Boulders

October 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra’s outstanding year continues with more hard climbing at the limestone Holštejn in Czech Republic. Last week, he made the first ascents of Drift V15 and Vrtule, which he graded V15/16. Watch the […]

Watch Hayden Kennedy Send a Desert 5.14

October 17th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In 2012, twenty-two-year-old Hayden Kennedy made the first ascent of Carbondale Short Bus 5.14- in Indian Creek, Utah. The line was first envisioned by Nick Martino back in 2007, Kennedy redpointed it on March […]

Video: Passage to Valhalla, a 100-metre Northern Ontario 5.12

October 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In this drone footage, videographer Aric Fishman captures Duncan Hutchison and Kyle Brooks on the wild Passage to Valhalla with full fall colours behind. The 100-metre 5.12- climbs the most obvious line up Mount […]

Courage Highway is New Four-Pitch 5.11 in Northern Ontario

October 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Northern Ontario is a big place with a lot of rock, some of which is developed, most of which is not. A team of Ontario climbers have just establish a new multi-pitch called Courage […]