New Moderate Mixed in Rockies Protection Valley

November 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Roommate Romance M5 WI4 was established by four local leading climbing


The Remembrance Wall on Ha Ling Peak is a Serious 5.11

November 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The 555-metre 5.11b/c above Canmore is often tried but rarely completed


Polar Circus is a Classic 700-metre WI5 in the Rockies

November 9th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Avalanches on the big route have killed many people, so always check conditions before you go


Watch Climbers on the Pumpkin Route on Yamnuska

October 31st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Climbers on the Pumpkin Route on Yamnuska

The pumpkin was painted in 1968 and has been left over the years, but you should never graffiti or paint on rock


A Big Hike to Cold Banff Rock and We Bailed

October 28th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on A Big Hike to Cold Banff Rock and We Bailed

Looking for a new route on the north-facing cliffs of Mount Rundle


Ice Season Warm-Up: Jon Walsh Climbs Ice Nine WI6

October 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Ice Season Warm-Up: Jon Walsh Climbs Ice Nine WI6

The wild ice climb is found on the Icefields Parkway


10 Winter Ice and Mixed Climbing Tips

October 22nd, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on 10 Winter Ice and Mixed Climbing Tips

Being prepared can lead to better days on the ice this year


Eye of the Storm is New Rockies Alpine Route

October 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Eye of the Storm is New Rockies Alpine Route

Eye of the Storm is a 700-metre M6 WI5 by Maarten van Haeren and Ethan Berman


Ice Climbers Should Carry Beacons in Avalanche Areas

October 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Ice Climbers Should Carry Beacons in Avalanche Areas

Grant Statham is based in Canmore and has been ice climbing for 30 years. For most of that time, Statham has worked as an IFMGA mountain guide and a leading avalanche forecaster doing a […]


Guy Lacelle and His Epic Ice Solos on Trophy Wall

September 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Guy Lacelle and His Epic Ice Solos on Trophy Wall

Over 20 years ago, the late Guy Lacelle soloed the three classic routes on the Trophy Wall