Strong British Boulderer Gets Canadian Trad Lesson

September 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

British climber Louis Parkinson, also known by hit Instagram handle Captain Cut Loose, recently visited eastern Canada where he climbed some classic boulders, sport routes and his first-ever trad pitches. Parkinson travels from London […]


New 17-pitch Big Wall Line Opened on Bugaboo Spire

September 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Tutti Frutti Summer Love is the newest addition to the Bugaboos after the hot and dry summer of 2017. It was climbed by Vlad Capusan and Tom Schindfessel in August. The 17-pitch 5.11+ A3 […]


Puccio and Narasaki Win Adidas Rockstars 2017

September 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Alex Puccio and Tonoa Narasaki took first place in Female and Male at the Adidas Rockstars 2017, where over 3,500 spectators watched athletes from around the world compete. Puccio is having one of her […]


Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival 2017 (Cancelled)

September 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events | No Comments »

Tour de Frank will start on Sept. 16 in Crowsnest Pass. The Alberta outdoor bouldering festival/competition has been taking place for a few years with dozens of climbers. The 2017 festival was cancelled due […]


Watch the 2017 Adidas ROCKSTARS Competition

September 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

The 2017 Adidas ROCKSTARS will be taking place on Sept. 15 and 16 and will have climbers from 25 countries competing. The popular climb-to-DJ-music format is streamed live every year from Stuttgart’s Porsche-Arena in […]


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.