Watch Paige Claassen and Emily Harrington Climb in Idaho

December 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Paige Claassen and Emily Harrington head to the Idaho wilderness to climb at The Fins. For Claassen, having a climbing partner like Harrington is essential to achieving her goals and pushing her limits, something […]


Watch Adam Ondra on Dawn Wall Crux

December 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The first video footage of Adam Ondra on the Dawn Wall has surfaced. Ondra has been busy touring talk shows and giving presentations since his historic second free ascent of the 31-pitch Dawn Wall […]


Leader Competitor Jain Kim Flashes 5.14b

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Jain Kim is one of the world’s leading comp climbers. On a recent trip to China, the 28-year-old Korean champ flashed China Climb 5.14b in Yangshou. Kim watched another climber send the route before […]


New VIMFF Grants for Canadians to Explore

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) has announced news about two new grants for Canadians going on adventures. The VIMFF Adventure Film Grant presented by Arc’teryx will award $5,000 to the selected recipient […]


Fred Moix Sends 5.14 Roof Crack Greenspit in Italy

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Fred Moix has sent the famous Greenspit 5.14a roof crack at Valle dell’Orco in Italy. Moix belayed Didier Berthod on the first free ascent of the route in 2003. The hard route has been […]


Sport Climbing Added to Youth Olympic Games 2018

December 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

IOC meetings are taking place this week in Lausanne, Switzerland, and yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board agreed to add three sports to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 Sports […]


Will Gadd Shares Japan Ice and Near Miss Story

December 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

In the winter of 2015, Will Gadd, Sarah Hueniken, John Price and Ed Hannam met up in Japan for some ice climbing. Hannam is a local climber who runs IceClimbingJapan.com and had promised lots […]