10 Winter Ice and Mixed Climbing Tips

January 6th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Winter is here, in some parts of North America more than others. If you’re planning on heading out for a cold adventure then be prepared. 1. The Weather: All of Canada’s provinces experience different weather […]


Big New Moderate Ice in Nova Scotia Caps 2017

December 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Big New Moderate Ice in Nova Scotia Caps 2017

There have been countless new ice, rock and alpine routes established in Canada in 2017. From long and technical mixed climbs in the Rockies to technical 5.13d slabs in Squamish to 5.8 six-pitch adventure […]


Older + Stronger: Top Canadian Women Climbers

December 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in 2011.02, Articles, East, Routes | Comments Off on Older + Stronger: Top Canadian Women Climbers

It is said that inspiration comes from the most unlikely sources, and here was a regular woman who was pushing her personal limits in a way I had never seen before at any crag.


Five Canadian Ice Climbing Resources

November 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Five Canadian Ice Climbing Resources

Climbers have been heading up frozen waterfalls in Canada for decades and a lot has changed. From the equipment and protection to where climbers find information on climbs and safety. Many experienced ice climbers […]


Watch Film About Quebec Ice Climbing

November 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Film About Quebec Ice Climbing

Quebec has some of the best ice climbing in Canada, from the renowned Parc de la Chute-Montmorency to Les Palissades to Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie, there are dozens of quality routes up to 400 metres. Some of […]


Montmorency Falls is Classic Quebec Ice Climb

November 20th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Montmorency Falls is Classic Quebec Ice Climb

Montmorency Falls Park offers one of the most classic ice climbs in Canada and one of the most-climbed ice routes in Quebec. The 120-metre wall of ice is only a 10-minute drive from Quebec […]


Northern Ontatio’s Reflection Wall is a WI5 Gem

November 9th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Northern Ontatio’s Reflection Wall is a WI5 Gem

Reflection Wall is the classic WI5 testpiece of Northern Ontario. A steep and yellow 50-metre wall of ice that forms on a solid wall of basalt. Close to Highway 11, Reflection Wall is one of the […]