The Hive North Shore to Host First National Series Event of Season

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Dec. 3, The Hive will be hosting the first National Series event for bouldering. With some of Canada’s top competition climbers expected to compete, it will be one of the most exciting comps […]


Family Trip to Napes Needle Inspired by Young Tom Pearce

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Tom Pearce was only 11 when he inspired his family to go on a trip to climb Napes Needle in the Lakeland District of the U.K. The first ascent of the striking pinnacle was […]


Short Film on Scottish Mixed Master Greg Boswell

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Greg Boswell is one of the U.K.’s strongest Scottish winter climbers. He is motivated by the drive to push his physical limit and onsight hard new routes. His life revolves around his intensive training […]


Canadian Mountain Guru Greg Hill’s Five Rules

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Greg Hill is one of North America’s top skiers and is based in B.C. In this short film, he talks about his five rules for skiing. But the pointers can be applied to anyone […]


A Short Film on Crusher Ashima Shiraishi

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Ashima Shiraishi is an American rock climber from New York City. At just 15 years old, she balances her time between high school, friends and normal teenage activities in addition to rigorous training and […]


Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jeff Mercier is an all-round top climber and search and rescue technician in Chamonix. In this short film, Mercier onsights Powerdab D13 at the Works Cave in the Lake District of the U.K. The […]


Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The Longs Peak Triathlon is the name given to a bike, run and climb linkup near Boulder, Colorado. It includes a 61 kilometre bike ride to the Longs Peak Trailhead and then an 11 […]