Gripped Magazine

January 8, 2014

Youth World Cup Climbing Wall Burns Down

The Magenta hydraulic wall with wood panels, in Noumea, has burned down.  The Magenta climbing wall in Noumea, New Caledonia, which is supposed to host the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championship, in August 2014, in lead and speed, was largely destroyed by a fire in December. No
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Video: Fountainebleau

Siempre Fountainebleau Siempre fontainebleau from Santa Cruz Team on Vimeo.
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Video: Piotr Bunsch climbing Primer Asalto

Piotr Bunsch climbing Primer Asalto, 5.14, in Chulilla, Spain.  Piotr Bunsch climbing Primer Asalto (8c) in Chulilla, Spain from Pablo Benedito on Vimeo.
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A Day in the Life of A West Coast Alpinist

Early morning sunrise, virgin alpine peaks, fresh ocean eats and after dinner surfing. Danny O’Farrell is a biologist who lives in Ucluelet, on the west coast of Vancouver Island. He is a passionate fly fisherman, surfer and climber with a long list of big sends and newly
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Hard Blocs Sent in Red Rocks

Daniel Woods, Jimmy Webb, Nalle Hukkataival and Kasia Pietras spent two weeks in Red Rocks in late 2013. The of the world’s strongest boulderers, Woods, Webb and Hukkataival, recently finished a two and a half week stay at Nevada’s climbing hot-spot. The three
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Mirko Caballero

12-year-old Mirko Caballero is one of the top youth climbers in the world.
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The Hardest Route Never Climbed

The Dawn Wall Project, the complete collection. The route has been making headlines for years. Tommy Caldwell’s project is so big and hard, sport climbing phenom Chris Sharma went to have a look. Here are 12 videos that shed light on the world’s biggest, big wall
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Video: Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin on Bellavista

In 2013, Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin repeated Bellavista, 5.14b, on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in the Dolomites.
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