Dani Fuertes Sends 15-Year Project in Spain

June 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Dani Fuertes Sends 15-Year Project in Spain

Dani Fuertes has made the first ascent of No Pain No Gain, a new 5.15a in Rodellar, Spain. The climbing site 8a.nu reported that the 40-metre route has a 30-metre roof and has been […]


China Closes Climbing on Everest for Autumn Season

June 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on China Closes Climbing on Everest for Autumn Season

Climbing has officially been closed in China for the upcoming season of mountaineering from Tibet because of a series of problems including an illegal traverse. China Tibet Mountaineering Association (CTMA) announced that Chinese authorities […]


Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Send First Round, First Minute 5.15

June 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Send First Round, First Minute 5.15

Watch Stefano Ghisholfi make the fourth ascent of Chris Sharma’s 5.15 First Round, First Minute in Margalef, Spain, back in January. This is his second 5.15b after establishing Italy’s first, Lapsus, in 2015.


Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Many-Move Squamish V12

June 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Many-Move Squamish V12

Something Wicked This Way Comes is a 30-move intricate roof problem found at Gibbs Cave in Squamish. Watch Luke Zimmerman piece it together below. He noted after on his Instagram, “So psyched to climb […]


Long Rescue Saves Climber From Denali Crevasse

June 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Long Rescue Saves Climber From Denali Crevasse

Martin Takac is a 38-year-old climber who was heading up the West Buttress on Denali when he fell into a crevasse. It took 14 hours of rotating rescue efforts in the deep hole to […]


Watch Top Climber Whip and Helmet Saves the Day

June 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Top Climber Whip and Helmet Saves the Day

In the clip below, Jorg Verhoeven takes a whipper on a crack climb in Dream Canyon of Colorado with the rope behind his leg. He is in Colorado for the IFSC Vail World Cup […]


Watch Steve McClure on Britain’s First 5.15b

June 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Steve McClure on Britain’s First 5.15b

Watch a day out at Malham Cove with Steve McClure, including footage of him trying his recently climbed project, which he believes weighs in around 5.15b. McClure worked on the steep line that links […]