The Stories Behind Some of My Route Names

May 25th, 2020 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Nearly every climbing route name has a story behind it


Williston Lake in B.C. Has Rad Boat-Access Sport Climbing

May 23rd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The crag has a number of bolted routes in the 5.10 range


B.C. Closes Provincial Campgrounds to Non-Residents

May 22nd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

As does Alberta and Saskatchewan


New Rockies Multi-Pitch Bolted Moderates Near Nordegg

May 19th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New Rockies Multi-Pitch Bolted Moderates Near Nordegg

The Solar Panel has 5.10+ mixed routes up to nine pitches and three-pitch 5.8 bolted lines


The Chief and Yamnuska: Two Iconic Canadian Peaks

May 12th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on The Chief and Yamnuska: Two Iconic Canadian Peaks

A brief look at their history, rock type and longest routes



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Wild 10-Pitch 5.11 on EEOR Near Canmore is The Alt-Left

May 7th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Wild 10-Pitch 5.11 on EEOR Near Canmore is The Alt-Left

The route has become one of the most popular 5.11 lines on the big wall


Five Things to Know About Canadian Sport Climbing

May 5th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Five Things to Know About Canadian Sport Climbing

A series of climbing 101’s about the history, people, routes and gear that shaped the sport


Basecamp Podcast Has Interviews with Top Climbers

April 20th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Basecamp Podcast Has Interviews with Top Climbers

Gripped editor Brandon Pullan chats with climbers like Sharon Wood, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell and Hazel Findlay


Stoked at Home: Raphael Slawinski on New Hard Rockies Mixed

April 19th, 2020 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Video | Comments Off on Stoked at Home: Raphael Slawinski on New Hard Rockies Mixed

The hard steep rock and ice line has not been repeated


Hey Climbers, Sorry But We Can’t Rock Climb Yet

April 16th, 2020 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Hey Climbers, Sorry But We Can’t Rock Climb Yet

During the global pandemic and national lockdown, everyone is being asked to practice patience and stay off the rocks



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