Watch Jackson Marvell on Hard Utah Ice Climbs

Despite his young age of 23, Jackson Marvell is old-school. For him, climbing is about adventure. He’s not out clipping bolts or waiting for the temps to drop so he can send that next V-grade. You’re more likely to find Jackson out solo-aiding a crumbling mud tower....

The Five Secrets of Indoor Training

The weather is just about as wet as it can get, and that means there is no better time to get in the gym and train. There are many ways to climb harder, but some things work better than others. These are five tips that can drastically change your climbing performance...

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

Top Gun is a new ice climbing area in B.C. that’s been getting a lot of attention over the past few weeks. In December, Danny O’Farrell, Steve Janes and Quinn Park opened the area with four new routes. This past weekend, Janes, Hunter Lee and Quinn Park made the first...

Four Big Bouldering Sends in Canada in 2019

As the year comes to an end, it’s a tradition here at Gripped to look back over the past 12 months at some of the new routes and epic sends. From new moderate bouldering problems to mega alpine lines, there’s been a lot of memorable climbs from coast to coast to...

Alannah Yip Nearly Secured Spot at Olympics

Alannah Yip won’t be heading to finals at the Toulouse Olympic Qualifying event but finished 13th overall, meaning she missed securing a spot in Tokyo by only seven spots. Her next chance to secure a spot at the Olympics is at the Pan Am Games in February. The...