New 5.9 Splitter on Apron in Squamish, Just Wait to Visit

March 19th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

It’s advised to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Squamish Access Society has released a statement (read below)


First All-Female Search and Rescue Team Crews a Cormorant

March 13th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on First All-Female Search and Rescue Team Crews a Cormorant

History was made by Katerine Hanak and Ashley Barker


10 Easy Spring Multi-Pitch Climbs Across Canada

February 18th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on 10 Easy Spring Multi-Pitch Climbs Across Canada

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


Watch Ice Climbers on The Chief in Squamish

January 16th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Ice Climbers on The Chief in Squamish

Squamish has a history of great ice climbing, but it has to be cold enough for it to stick around


New Five-Pitch WI5 Near Lillooet in B.C.

December 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Five-Pitch WI5 Near Lillooet in B.C.

Top Gun area in B.C. has a number of new multi-pitch moderate ice lines



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Four Memorable New B.C. Alpine Routes in 2019

December 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Four Memorable New B.C. Alpine Routes in 2019

Four headline-making new alpine routes from British Columbia this year


Five Things to Know About Squamish Trad Climbing

December 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Five Things to Know About Squamish Trad Climbing

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


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


Watch Wild Highballs on Squamish Boulders

November 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Wild Highballs on Squamish Boulders

Two strong climbers go for a big dyno high off the ground


Watch Sandstone Bouldering on Vancouver Island

September 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Sandstone Bouldering on Vancouver Island

The sandstone area has problems from V0 to V12



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