Climb Sudbury Shows Off Central Ontario Stone and Ice

September 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Climb Sudbury Shows Off Central Ontario Stone and Ice

There is a relatively new climbing organization in Canada, which is located in Central Ontario. Found between the crags of the Niagara Escarpment and walls on the northwest shores of Lake Superior is the […]


Peter Adamson’s New New Brunswick 5.13+

September 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Peter Adamson’s New New Brunswick 5.13+

Peter Adamson has made the first ascent of Temperance 5.13+ in New Brunswick, which is one of the most difficult climbs in the province. “This one took a lot of effort, but finally sent […]


20 Things to Know About Southern Ontario Climbing

August 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on 20 Things to Know About Southern Ontario Climbing

Southern Ontario is home to some of Canada’s most classic rock climbs and crags. The climbing stretches across hundreds of kilometres from Sudbury to Kingston and south towards Niagara Falls. Over the past 60 […]


See 11 Great #EscaladeQuebec Rock Photos

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on See 11 Great #EscaladeQuebec Rock Photos

Quebec has some of Canada’s best climbing, from single pitch lines at Val David to long routes at Cap Trinite. There’s weekend warrior 5.6s and expedition style mini big walls. If you have never […]


10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

August 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on 10 Top Summer 2017 Ontario Rock Shots

Ontario has some of Canada’s best climbing areas, from the world-class limestone at Lion’s Head to the remote McCrae Lake granite. Below are 10 images, be sure to visit and follow the climbers and […]


Nicolas Gaudreault Sends Old Quebec A4 at 5.13d

August 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Nicolas Gaudreault Sends Old Quebec A4 at 5.13d

Nicolas Gaudreault has climbed a new 5.13d at the aesthetic Parapluie wall in Saguenay, Quebec. He called his new test-piece Exegese. About one month ago, Gaudreault made the first free ascent of Facteur X, […]


Watch Joe Skopec Send Funky 5.13 in Ontario

July 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Joe Skopec Send Funky 5.13 in Ontario

Watch Joe Skopec send Pilgrim, a classic 5.13b originally done by Zach Treanor at Cape Croker in Ontario. As videographer Tyler Palubiski noted, “The crux is a boulder problem involving a very bad side […]