Five Things to Know About Val-David Climbing

January 3rd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Five Things to Know About Val-David Climbing

A series of climbing 101’s about the history, people, routes and gear that shaped the sport


Watch Retro Film of Amazing Quebec Ice Climb

December 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Retro Film of Amazing Quebec Ice Climb

The film was produced in the late 1970s


Five Things to Know About Canadian Sport Climbing

December 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Five Things to Know About Canadian Sport Climbing

A series of climbing 101’s about the history, people, routes and gear that shaped the sport


Northern Ontario’s Reflection Wall is a WI5 Gem

November 29th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Northern Ontario’s Reflection Wall is a WI5 Gem

The steep ice route forms every year and only takes five minutes to approach


Southern Ontario Ice Climb Locations on Interactive Map

November 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Routes | Comments Off on Southern Ontario Ice Climb Locations on Interactive Map

There are dozens of classic southern Ontario routes from Niagara up to Sudbury


Watch Bouldering Niagara Glen Moderate Problems

November 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Bouldering Niagara Glen Moderate Problems

Classic problems from V3 to V8


The Story of Saving Ontario’s Cape Croker for Climbers

October 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The Story of Saving Ontario’s Cape Croker for Climbers

Climbers are reminded to heed all posted signs, climb with care and be respectful of the privilege to climb in such a beautiful area.


10 Winter Ice and Mixed Climbing Tips

October 22nd, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on 10 Winter Ice and Mixed Climbing Tips

Being prepared can lead to better days on the ice this year


East Coast Sons Sent Father’s 1985 Aid Line

October 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes | Comments Off on East Coast Sons Sent Father’s 1985 Aid Line

And a new 2019 5.12+ that goes on bolts and gear


Ice Season Warm-Up: Ontario’s Wild Devil’s Crater

October 7th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Routes | 4 Comments »

Thunder Bay’s Paul Berger spent a number of ice seasons searching out new winter routes in and around northern Ontario. For nearly a decade, he meticulously explored every nook and cranny around Lake Superior’s […]