Five Things to Know About Canadian Sport Climbing

December 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

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


Mega Whipper Wins Squamish Exposed People’s Choice

September 9th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Mega Whipper Wins Squamish Exposed People’s Choice

Quentin Roberts takes big falls before heading to Himalayas for fall expedition


Gripped Redesign by Irene Yee is Funny in Chipped

September 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Gripped Redesign by Irene Yee is Funny in Chipped

Yee was in Squamish for the Squamish Exposed photo event


New Online Bouldering Guidebook for Yukon

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Online Bouldering Guidebook for Yukon

An online guide the best bouldering areas in the Yukon


Climbers Rescued from Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Climbers Rescued from Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse

The climbers are reportedly OK after the impressive rescue


Sachi Amma Spotted in Squamish Projecting Cobra Crack

August 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Sachi Amma Spotted in Squamish Projecting Cobra Crack

The top Japanese climber has sent a number of 5.15 sport routes


Watch Stu Smith Send Battle of Evermore 5.14b in Squamish

August 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Stu Smith Send Battle of Evermore 5.14b in Squamish

The route was first climbed by Sonnie Trotter


Some Reminders for Alpine Climbing Season

August 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Some Reminders for Alpine Climbing Season

From pitons to lightning, some things to consider when heading into the mountains