Watch Ontario’s Shaun Parent Talk Climbing

May 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ontario’s Shaun Parent Talk Climbing

In this short creative film from Titan Media, Ontario ice and rock climbing Shaun Parent says a few words about his time in the hills. Parent, owner of Superior Exploration, Adventure & Climbing Co. […]


Watch Remote Ontario Granite Multi-Pitch Climbing

May 2nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Remote Ontario Granite Multi-Pitch Climbing

In the remote forests of Ontario’s Algoma region along the Canadian Shield are a number of granite walls and domes that for some reason or another had never really been developed until the past […]


Bon Echo is Ontario’s Awesome Climbing Hut

April 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Bon Echo is Ontario’s Awesome Climbing Hut

Eastern Canada has so much remote and wild climbing that it could use more huts, but there’s one in Ontario that has been keeping climbers warm for decades. The Bon Echo Hut on the […]


Siegfried’s Funeral is Remote New Quebec M10

April 4th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Siegfried’s Funeral is Remote New Quebec M10

Canadians have a longer winter than usual from coast to coast to coast this year due to a polar vortex that’s keeping things icy. The prolonged cold season is good news for ice and […]


Learn How Stas Beskin Solos Scary Ice Pillars

April 3rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Learn How Stas Beskin Solos Scary Ice Pillars

Stas Beskin, originally from Macedonia, has had a stellar year on steep ice and mixed and is arguably one of the top winter climbers in Canada at the moment. Over the past few months, […]


Watch Stas Beskin’s Crazy Quebec Ice Climb Solo

March 27th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Stas Beskin’s Crazy Quebec Ice Climb Solo

Canada-based Stas Beskin has made bold ascents of three very narrow pillars at Cap-à-l’Aigle in Quebec. He more/less soloed the above-the-ocean climbs after they had been top-roped by another climber. As any seasoned ice […]


The Monster is New WI6 and Maritimes’ First of Grade

March 26th, 2018 by Max Fisher | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on The Monster is New WI6 and Maritimes’ First of Grade

On March 24, we made the first ascent of the first-ever WI6 in the Maritimes and called it The Monster. It rises above the Atlantic Ocean at Raven Head Wilderness Area. “I’ve been looking […]