Gripped Magazine

March 18, 2014

Sharma and Glowacz go Into the Light

Stefan Glowacz and Chris Sharma climb Majlis al Jinn, the second-largest cavern in the world, 13 pitches of climbing up to 5.14. What goes up  must come down, well in this case, what goes down must come up. Chris Sharma and Stefan Glowacz descend beneath the earth’s surface
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Babsi sends Prinzip Hoffnung

Barbara Zangerl has made the fifth ascent and first female ascent of Beat Kammerlander’s Prinzip Hoffnung (Principle of Hope,) 5.14a, on the Burser Platte, Vorarlberg, Austria. Barbara “Babsi” Zangerl of Austria was the first woman to complete the “Alpine
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Maiden Light

This is the story of one aerial fabric dancer taking her performance into new territory, on the backside of The Maiden, a prominent, overhanging monolith in the Flatirons of Boulder, Colorado. This is also the story of a significant collaboration and the power of combining forces
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Careless Torque

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Careless Torque in the Peak District, England. Ron Fawcett first climbed the arête in 1987 and it waited 25 years for the first female ascent.  
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HP40 Moderates

Alabama’s famous bouldering area, watch as climbers tackle Genesis v3, Man With a Slow Hand v4, Popeye v5, Hammerhead v5, Stepchild v6, and The Thief v7.  
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