Gripped Magazine

May 22, 2014

Video: Trotter at Allez Up

Sonnie Trotter cruising the men’s final route of the 2014 National Championship, filmed by Dung Nguyen. The Nationals took place last weekend, for the results, see here.
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Spring Link-up on Yam

Raphael Slawinski and Jesse Huey teamed up for an impressive link-up of two of Yamnuska’s classic routes. Urs Kallen and Billy Davidson climbed CMC Wall and Yellow Edge in the early 70s. The routes are the two hardest lines on the Kallen 34 list, both committing 5.11s.
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(Re) Climbing the Classics

Mammut unites two generations of passionate climbers for the project Reclimbing the Classics. Young and old gather to climb six rock classics – milestones in history. The people who climbed the six routes for the first time join younger athletes for a journey which bridges the
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Bouldering at McKenzie Pond

A road trip to the Adirondacks’ McKenzie Pond. “The road trip took about six hours and the granite rock was super grippy and sharp. The first day was really rainy, but the weekend became all sunshine and clouds,” said Natalie Jennifer Wong, “we climbed all
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