Watch Mike Doyle Send Pulse 5.14 in 1998

August 30th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Mike Doyle Send Pulse 5.14 in 1998

It was 20 years ago that Canadian Mike Doyle sent his first 5.14a with a send of Pulse near Squamish. Just this week, Doyle made the third ascent of Blue Jeans Direct 5.14a on […]


Big New Dude Wall Opened in B.C. Big Wall Belt

August 20th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Big New Dude Wall Opened in B.C. Big Wall Belt

B.C. has some big walls and many of them are so remote that it takes more than a weekend to find, climb and descent them. Drew Leiterman and Travis Foster have made the first […]


New B.C. 5.10 Multi-pitch is Rob Richards Memorial Route

August 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New B.C. 5.10 Multi-pitch is Rob Richards Memorial Route

Evan Guilbault and Zoe Manson have established a new 600-metre 5.10 in remembrance of Rob Richards, a climber and mentor on the West Coast. Guilbault said that Richards once spoke about a tall and […]


Watch John Price’s Squamish Exposed Slideshow

August 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch John Price’s Squamish Exposed Slideshow

The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy took place last week on Canada’s West Coast where a number of top photographers took place in the Squamish Exposed photo competition. John Price, winner of the 2017 event, was […]


Babsi Zangerl is First Female to Send The Path 5.14R

July 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Babsi Zangerl is First Female to Send The Path 5.14R

Austrian Barbara “Babsi” Zangerl has made the first female ascent of The Path 5.14R at Back of the Lake in the Canadian Rockies. A few days before Zangerl, her partner Jacopo Larcher climbed it, […]


New Rogue Tower Climbs Splitters in Coast Mountain Alpine

July 20th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Rogue Tower Climbs Splitters in Coast Mountain Alpine

Zoe Manson and Evan Guilbault have made the first ascent of a remote granite route far north in the Coast Mountains on Canada’s west coast. Their new 300-metre route follows splitter cracks and is […]


New Seven-Pitch 5.12d in Squamish is La Princess

July 5th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Seven-Pitch 5.12d in Squamish is La Princess

Jason Green has reported about another new climb on New Delhi Cliff in Squamish called La Princess. Pleased to announce the completion of the arete project. Tristan aka #frenchguides and I climbed “la Princess […]