Old Rockies Stoneworks Crag 5.10s Retrofitted

July 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The Stoneworks Crag in the Canadian Rockies has a number of steep limestone walls with old bolted climbs. The bolts were rusty and not up to today’s standards, so Calgary climber Kelly Drager and […]


Watch Climbers on Friday the 13th at Vedauwoo

July 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Happy Friday the 13th to all of you wide-crack lovers who’ve visited Vedauwoo to climbed the fun 5.10 at Nautilus wall. The wide corner crack was first climbed in the late 1970s by Paul […]


New Rockies Routes Explore Remote Walls in Bow Valley

July 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The Bow Valley in the Canadian Rockies has endless stone to explore for those who want to climb new routes. Some of those walls are close to the road and some are more remote, […]


Canadian Louis Rousseau’s New Annapurna Film

July 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In spring 2017, Adam Bielecki (Poland), Rick Allen (Scotland), Felix Berg (Germany) and Louis Rousseau (Canada) planned to climb a new route in alpine style up the north face of Cho Oyu, the sixth […]


Evan Hau Sends Cobalt Gecko, His New 5.14c at Planet X

July 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Evan Hau has climbed a new hard route at Planet X which he called Cobalt Gecko and graded it 5.14c. Hau wrote on Instagram, “I’ve fallen in love with these slightly off vertical routes […]


New Seven-Pitch 5.12d in Squamish is La Princess

July 5th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Jason Green has reported about another new climb on New Delhi Cliff in Squamish called La Princess. Pleased to announce the completion of the arete project. Tristan aka #frenchguides and I climbed “la Princess […]


Rockies Legend Trained With Gymnasts in 1960s For Yamnuska

July 4th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Back in the 1970s, most rock climbers in Calgary were from the U.K. and moved to Canada for work. Some of them, such as Don Vockeroth and Mike Wiegele would visit the The Calgary […]