Hand in the Honey Pot is 11-Pitch 5.11 on EEOR in Rockies

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Hand in the Honey Pot is  500-metre 5.11b/c that was first climbed by Brett Lawrence and Jeff Relph in July 2007. Established as a modern mixed route that requires a rack of gear, but has […]


The 2016 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival in Ontario

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The Ontario Access Coalition (OAC) has announced sign-up is open for the fourth annual Beaver Valley Climbing Festival (BVCF). The fun event will run from July 15 to 17. The festival will be held […]


Lauren Watson Sends Just Can’t Do It, Her First 5.13

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Thanks to Lauren Watson, Squamish has a climbing gym with ropes. She called the space Ground Up and it has become a hub of climbing activity on Canada’s West Coast. Long before that, she […]


Sean Villanueva is True Adventure Climber

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

Sean Villanueva is a leading off-piste adventure climber who goes big on remote walls. He has toured around Canada, from establishing new routes on Baffin Island to sending in the Bugaboos, he is known […]


U.K. Climber Solos 600 Routes in a Day

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

U.K. climber Pete Bridgewood has soloed 600 routes in 10.5 hours of climbing. He visited classic crags such as Castle Naze, Harborough Rocks, Roaches, Gib Tor and Rainster Rocks. He told UKClimbing.com in an […]


Rustam Gelmanov Sends Colorado V16

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Rustom Gemanov has made the second ascent of Daniel Woods’ hard problem in Rocky Mountain National Park called Hypnotized Minds V16. The first ascent was in 2010 on the Veritas Boulder. After the send, […]


Adam Ondra Climbs Another New 5.15a in Flatanger

June 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra has established most of the world’s hardest routes and according to 8a.nu, he is continuing the trend at Flatanger. On his scorecard, he wrote, “Absolutely crazy inverted roof boulder problem after having […]