May 15 is 5.15 Day, Almost Impossible

May 15th, 2020 by Noah Walker | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Outdoor | Comments Off on May 15 is 5.15 Day, Almost Impossible

An exploration of the world’s most impossible ascents and the new standards that they set.


Campus Board – The Exercises

January 20th, 2020 by Noah Walker | Posted in Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on Campus Board – The Exercises

Four Campus Board exercises for the developing climber.


In Depth Shoe Review – The La Sportiva Futura

November 25th, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Articles, Gear, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on In Depth Shoe Review – The La Sportiva Futura

An in-depth analysis of the Futura climbing shoe.


Black Diamond PosiWire Quickpack for All-rounders and New Climbers

June 6th, 2019 by Dave Smart | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on Black Diamond PosiWire Quickpack for All-rounders and New Climbers

A quickdraw that features the best of both carabiner worlds


10 Tips for Better Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

May 28th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Tips for Better Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

It’s multi-pitch rock climbing season and there’s going to be thousands of climbers heading up high on rocky faces in Canada for the next six to eight months. If you’re a seasoned pro at […]



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Watch Alex Honnold and Yuji Hirayama Climb Japan

May 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Honnold and Yuji Hirayama Climb Japan

In spring 2018, Alex Honnold visited Yuji Hirayama and toured some of Japan’s best crags. Honnold said after his trip, “It’s been an amazing tour around a few different crags with the one and […]


Monday Motivation: 10 Rad #GrippedMagazine Photos

April 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on Monday Motivation: 10 Rad #GrippedMagazine Photos

All #GrippedMagazine photos are rad and here are 10 from the past few days the stoked up through the work week. And if you’re not working, then keep climbing and keep posting those great […]


Indoor Weekly: New Rules for World Cup in 2018

April 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | Comments Off on Indoor Weekly: New Rules for World Cup in 2018

The IFSC World Cup rules are long and slightly complicated and many of the longstanding rules have been changed for 2018. Jens Larssen from 8a.nu has outlined the top five changes and listed what […]


Don’t Top-Rope Directly Through Anchor Hardware

April 23rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Don’t Top-Rope Directly Through Anchor Hardware

There’s a right way and a wrong way to set up a top-rope anchor and we’re here to tell you not to do it the wrong way. The wrong way is to run your […]


The Turtle is New Ontario Moderate Sport Crag

April 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The Turtle is New Ontario Moderate Sport Crag

Rock climbing around Toronto goes back over 50 years, but there’s still a lot to discover and develop. Around the corner from Mount Nemo, a group of Ontario climbers have developed a new moderate […]



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