Gripped Magazine

April 29, 2014

China’s Bouldering World Cup

From April 26 to 27, top competition boulderers gathered in Chongquing, China for the first world cup of 2014. For more information see here, and for photos from the event see here. Visit the IFSC Facebook page for daily updates. Women 1. Juliane Wurm (GER) 2. Shauna Coxsey (UK)
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Rocklands Part Four

This is the last part from Mina’s trip to Rocklands last summer and it focuses on one boulder problem and her struggle with it. The Amphitheatre is very short and powerful in nature and revolves around two hard moves. She fell on the second of these two moves many times and
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Wet Dreams V11

Wet Dreams (right) is located in the colourful canyons of Red Rocks. While there for not long enough, we found a boulder that needed to be displayed and showcased. For beta or for worse, enjoy this short that was filmed by Vince Schaefer and edit by Josh Larson, the climber is
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The Window

Known for iconic, golden granite spires and infamous for long periods of extremely hostile weather, the Chaltén Massif in Patagonia magnetically draws climbers from around the world during the austral summer months. While bouldering, eating and socializing around town fill much
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Alaska’s Revelations by Ian Welsted

For three weeks in April, three Rockies-based climbers ventured into the rarely visited Revelations range. Ian Welsted, who was recently awarded the Piolets d’Or, Kris Irwin, owner of Rockies Ice Specialists, and Darren Vonk, a climbing guide with Yamnuska Mountain School.
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Rock Climbing Bears (Seriously)

Endangered Mexican Black Bears (momma and cub) climb Santa Elena Canyon wall, March 21 2014. Spotted while kayaking.
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