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 […]


Ice Season Warm-Up: Awesome Quebec Ice Climbing Film

September 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Ice Season Warm-Up: Awesome Quebec Ice Climbing Film

Get stoked for the 2019/20 ice season


Watch Beta for La Traverse de L’Orque V6 at Val-David

September 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Beta for La Traverse de L’Orque V6 at Val-David

The lip traverse is one of many great problems on the Elizabeth Boulder


Dorion Tower is a One-of-a-Kind Ontario Pinnacle

September 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Dorion Tower is a One-of-a-Kind Ontario Pinnacle

The Canine climbs to the top at 5.6 trad


Jack Layton Memorial Route is a Wild Ontario 5.12d

August 27th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Jack Layton Memorial Route is a Wild Ontario 5.12d

The climb follows hard moves to the top of a unique tower at Claghorn


Watch Thomasina Pidgeon Send New Newfoundland V8

August 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Thomasina Pidgeon Send New Newfoundland V8

Hell or High Water is found at Maddox Cover


20 Things to Know About Southern Ontario Climbing

August 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on 20 Things to Know About Southern Ontario Climbing

In the 1994, top U.K. climber Jerry Moffat visited Lion’s Head and made the first ascent of Big Kahuna 5.13d


Watch Drone Footage of Thunder Bay Rock Climbing

July 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Drone Footage of Thunder Bay Rock Climbing

A short summer 2019 video showcasing many of the fun crags around the north shore of Lake Superior


Real Granite Boulders Placed in Montreal for Climbers

June 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes | Comments Off on Real Granite Boulders Placed in Montreal for Climbers

In November, OnSite climbing manufacturers in Montreal transported three massive granite blocks from a quarry in Standstead to downtown Montreal. In total, they moved over 130,000 lbs or 60 metric tons of rock to […]