10 Easy Spring Multi-Pitch Climbs Across Canada

February 18th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Pack your bags and head out for a great Canadian rock adventure this season


Raphael Slawinski Visits Trophy Wall for 30th Time

February 13th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

On Feb. 12, he made a rare-for-winter-2020 ascent of a variation to The Replicant


Watch Ice Climber Fall With Collapsing Ice Pillar

January 28th, 2020 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ice Climber Fall With Collapsing Ice Pillar

John Freeman walks away from epic accident in the Rockies


Five Big Unrepeated Canadian Rockies Aid Routes

January 25th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Five Big Unrepeated Canadian Rockies Aid Routes

Big rock walls in the Rockies that are rarely tried and haven’t had second ascents


The Peak on Canada Post’s New Stamp Needs Attention

January 23rd, 2020 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on The Peak on Canada Post’s New Stamp Needs Attention

Floe Lake Rockwall has dozens of classic alpine routes awaiting first ascent


Five Things to Know About the Bugaboos

December 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Five Things to Know About the Bugaboos

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


Four Rad New Rockies Alpine Climbs in 2019

December 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Four Rad New Rockies Alpine Climbs in 2019

These are just a handful of the many new standout alpine climbs in the Canadian Rockies this year


See Wicked Spindrift on The Wild Thing in Rockies

December 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on See Wicked Spindrift on The Wild Thing in Rockies

The mountain was shedding a layer during the first free ascent of the classic line


Five Things to Know About Canadian Sport Climbing

December 4th, 2019 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


New Storm Creek Mixed Routes are The Sphynx and Banana Peel

November 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New Storm Creek Mixed Routes are The Sphynx and Banana Peel

“Given the character of the ice and my fondness for the fruit, Banana Peel seemed like an appropriate name.”