Watch Indoor Rock Climbing Training Video

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Paul Robinson is one of America’s top all-round rock climbers. “Thanks everyone for tuning in to the first indoor rock climbing training episode,” Robinson wrote about his in-depth training video below. The crossover crux […]


Watch Beat Kammerlander Free-Solo Mordillo 5.13

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

Beat Kammerlander free-soloed Mordillo 5.13 in the summer of 1999 at Voralpsee. Watch the climb below.


Beat Kammerlander Opens New 5.14 in Ratikon

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Legendary Austrian climber Beat Kammerlander has made the first free ascent of Kampfzone 5.14b in the famous Ratikon range. He established the hard line in 2015, but had to abandon his free attempt due […]


New Black Diamond Ropes, Harness and Shoes for 2018

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | No Comments »

Black Diamond’s rope line is growing in 2018 after a successful few seasons of them being on the market. All ropes have a middle marker, the thinner one are dry and thicker ones are […]


Alannah Yip Climbs Pulse as Her First 5.14a

September 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

West Coast crusher and Canadian competition champion Alannah Yip has sent Pulse, the first 5.14a ever established in Canada. Not only that, but she grabbed the first female ascent for those keeping track. Top […]


Chris Sharma Climbs Super High DWS in Spain

September 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Chris Sharma helped put the sport of deep water soloing (DWS) on the map with his big climbs in Southeast Asia and Europe. In Mallorca, where featured limestone walls rise from the sea, 36-year-old […]


Squamish Climber Les McDonald Passes at 84

September 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | No Comments »

Les McDonald was established a number of climbs on Canada’s West Coast in the 1950s and 1960s, he passed away on Sept. 4 in Vancouver at 84 years of age. McDonald moved on from […]