Sonnie Trotter Has Climbed 70 5.14s with Atlas Send

August 30th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Sonnie Trotter Has Climbed 70 5.14s with Atlas Send

Sonnie Trotter opened the first 5.14 in eastern Canada in August of the year 2000 with his first ascent of Titan at Lion’s Head. For the past few weeks, he’s spent time back at […]


New Ontario Climbing Film About Lion’s Head and Sailing

August 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on New Ontario Climbing Film About Lion’s Head and Sailing

Shawn Robertson has produced a short film featuring Ontario climbers Mike Smythe, Mike Penney and Lucas Uchida climbing at Lion’s Head. The film focuses on the lifestyle of the climbers as they depart from […]


Peter Adamson Climbs New 5.13+ in New Brunswick

July 23rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Peter Adamson Climbs New 5.13+ in New Brunswick

Peter Adamson has made the first ascent of an old project of his at Utopia in New Brunswick. Peter bolted the route five years ago with Jon Adamson and said it combines powerful climbing […]


Five Fun Toronto-Area Crags for Canada Day

June 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Five Fun Toronto-Area Crags for Canada Day

Toronto is positioned between a number of great climbing areas and spring is the perfect time to leave the city to explore local rock. Below are five great crags to visit early season once […]


10 Fun Spring Climbs at Ontario’s Mount Nemo

June 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on 10 Fun Spring Climbs at Ontario’s Mount Nemo

Mount Nemo is one of Canada’s most historic and visited climbing areas with great views and fun rock. Located southwest of Toronto, the limestone walls make up only one section of the Niagara Escarpment […]


Top 10 Quebec Climbs on Sendage

June 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Top 10 Quebec Climbs on Sendage

Sendage is a website where climbers can keep track of their routes and the number of ascents for each route is recorded. It’s a great place to record your information if you’re not already […]


Leslie Timms Talks About Ontario Climbing

May 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Leslie Timms Talks About Ontario Climbing

Over the past few years in Ontario, some once-closed crags have re-opened, new guidebooks have been published and climbers have been filling in blank spaces at popular crags. In an interview last year with […]