Watch Short Film on French Legend Jacky Godoffe

September 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

In the forests of Fontainebleau, the boulders hold some of the most astounding shapes in the world, inspiration to artists and climbers alike. World Cup route setter Jacky Godoffe has been climbing there for […]


Watch A Whipper on Apron Strings in Squamish

September 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Nikolai Paterak took a big fall on Apron Strings 5.10b, a classic two-pitch route at the base of the Grand Wall in Squamish this summer. Paterak was mostly OK and walked away with only […]


Trevor Sexsmith, Cutting Edge Rockies Skier, Passes After Ski Accident

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Trevor Sexsmith was a leading skier in many ways, from big first descents to pushing what was skiable in summer. On Sept. 25, he died in a ski accident near Mount Victoria of the […]


Watch Will Mayo and Kurt Ross Climb Andromeda Strain in Rockies

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Will Mayo and Kurt Ross recently climbed Andromeda Strain M6 WI5 V on Mount Andromeda in the Canadian Rockies. “The majority of this video is comprised of Kurt hurriedly (in proper alpine-seconding style) following […]


Matty Hong Gets Second Ascent of Fat Camp 5.14d in Colorado

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Matty Hong has made the second ascent of Fat Camp 5.14d in the Wicked Cave of Rifle in Colorado. The route was bolted by Joe Kinger and first sent by Jon Cardwell in August. […]


Five Limit Pushers by Canadian Marc-Andre Leclerc in Past Year

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Marc-Andre Leclerc is based on Canada’s West Coast and is one of North America’s leading climbers. From big wall sends to alpine solos, the 23-year-old crusher has proved that we are no where near […]


New 5.11 in Quebec at Area Hopefully Open Soon

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Serge Alexandre Demers Giroux has reported about a new 5.11+ in an area northeast of Montreal called Pourvoirie Domaine Bazinet. The fishing and hunting outfit recently allowed a a few climbers to explore the […]