Gripped Magazine

May 14, 2013

Europe Climbs: A Great European Trip Starter

This is a perfect place to start your dream of a European climbing trip. Information on the location of best crags from Wales to Hungary to Greece, maps, links and background information. Not a site for a seasoned Euro-climber, but a great place to begin.
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Japanese Climbers at IFSC World Cup Canada Include Main Threat to Anna Stohr

We’ve looked at some of the incredible Canadian, Austrian and American athletes coming to the IFSC World Cup on June 1 and 2 in Hamilton. Continuing with our coverage leading up to the event, today we introduce two athletes from Japan, Rei Sugimoto and Akiyo Noguchi.
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Alexander Megos Repeats Frankenjura’s Corona

Yesterday Germany’s sport climbing prodigy Alex Megos climbed Markus Bock’s Frankenjura testpiece. It took ten attempts over three days spread over six months
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Sherpas Complete Fixing Ropes to the Top of Everest

Yesterday, on May 13, the Sherpa fixing team whose activities were embroiled in controversy as a result of the conflict with European climbers earlier in the season, finished the annual task of fixing ropes from the base of the summit to the top of the mountain
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Stamina Training Tips From James Pearson – Part One

The UK-based climber James Pearson has put together a great training video with tips on how to improve route-climbing stamina for the upcoming season.
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