Helicopter Trundles Granite Pillar with Swinging Ball

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

A helicopter smacks down a big loose pillar of rock off a cliff to eliminate a rockfall hazard for the road below. The helicopter then uses water from the fjord to clean the wall. […]


Youth Bouldering Champion and Legendary Climber Climb Dolomites

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Youth Bouldering Champion Filip Schenk climbs a classic route with his trainer and legendary climber Stefan Stuflesser. The six-pitch climb is located on the Traumpfeiler in the Dolomites near Passo Sella in Val Gardena […]


Adam Ondra Attempts 5.15a Flash and Talks 5.15d Project

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra makes the first-ever serious attempt to flash 5.15a and talks about how important it is to one day make the send. He also talks about a Flatanger project that could be 5.15d […]


Watch Wolfgang Gullich Train and Hear From His Trainer

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

Wolfgang Güllich had help with his training from professor Jürgen Weineck, who was one of the world’s leading experts on training. Weineck talks about Gullich’s training attitude and opened his video archive for Gimme […]


Canada’s Andre DeFelice Plays Poker to Support Comp Career

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Andre DeFelice finished in 29th in qualifying at the first IFSC World Cup this year in Switzerland. DeFelice is skipping the Asia World Cups and will be meeting with Team Canada in Innsbruck for his next […]


Caver Gets Stuck in Grotto Mountain and is Rescued

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

A client on a tour with Canmore Cave Tours found himself stuck in a section of cave known as the Laundry Chute. He spent over 12 hours in the narrow section. Rescuers had to […]


Climbers Die on Everest and Shisha Pangma

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Himalayan climbing season has only just begun and already four climbers have died. Patrik Mattioli from Switzerland and Jon David Johnson from Austria died after falling into a crevasse on Shisha Pangma. “The incident occurred […]