Andy White Sends New Kelowna V12

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Andy White is a leading boulderer in the Kelowna area of B.C. He has many first ascents to his name and has been at the forefront of bouldering development around Kelowna. On Instagram, he […]


Chris Sharma Sends Mallorca Project at 5.15

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Chris Sharma has sent a five-year-old deep water solo project in Mallorca and named it after his daughter Alasha. He did not grade the route but noted it is about as hard as Es […]


Joe Skopec Sends All Bolted Routes Along Ontario’s Southern Escarpment

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Joe Skopec has been ticking routes in hopes of having his summer send list complete by winter. On Sept. 23, he announced that he sent the last bolted route in the first volume of […]


Watch the 2016 Adidas Rockstars with Champs McColl and Mascarenas

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Video | No Comments »

Some of the world’s best boulderers will compete this weekend at the Adidas Rockstars compeition in Germany. Only invited athletes can compete and defending champs Sean McColl and Megan Mascarenas will be there. Other […]


Watch Strong Brits Send American Direct in Chamonix in a Push

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn climbed American Direct on the Petit Dru in Chamonix in late August. They climbed the route in a day, starting at 4.15 a.m. and topping out on the Grand […]


Augmented Climbing Puts You in Video Game on Home Wall

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Video | No Comments »

The new augmented climbing wall combines projected graphics and body tracking to put you in a game. The games and applications can be used as training and can track your progress. Not the future of […]


New Thunder Bay Area Guidebook and Historical Photos

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Aric Fishman is a leading Thunder Bay climber focused on developing the sport in Northwestern Ontario. Over the past year, Fishman has produced a new guidebook to the northern Ontario city. With hundreds of […]