Five Fun Climbing Games to Play Between Sessions

May 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Climbers like to keep moving even on rest days and the following five games are good ways to stay focused when off the rock. Pad Stacking: Stacking pads is exactly what it sounds like. […]


Top Climbers Visit Capitol Hill for National Parks

May 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

As many climbers know, some of America’s most important National Monuments are at risk under the new American federal government. Top climbers Tommy Caldwell, Sasha DiGiulian, Alex Honnold, Kai Lightner, Caroline Gleich and Libby […]


Emily Harrington Sends 5.14s in Spain

May 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Emily Harrington is currently in Oliana, Spain, and has ticked some classics, including Fish Eye 5.14b and El Gran Blau 5.14a. Harrington had a number of 5.14 climbs to her name, including Waka Flocka […]


Throwback Thursday: Pietro Biagini Sends Historic 5.14

May 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

In this short film, Pietro Biagini sends the historic Ombra 5.14 at Rocca di Perti in Finale Ligure, Italy. The route was bolted by Betta Belmonte and Andrew Gallo in the late 1980s and […]


Beth Rodden Talks About Kidnapping and Climbing

May 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

In 2000, Beth Rodden, Tommy Caldwell, John Dickey and Jason Smith were held hostage in Kyrgyzstan. The four Americans were on a climbing trip to the Kara Su Valley. They were held hostage for […]


New 5.14d in Colorado is Stocking Stuffer

May 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on New 5.14d in Colorado is Stocking Stuffer

Matty Hong and Jon Cardwell have send a new 5.14d to Rifle, Colorado, called Stocking Stuffer. The steep line climbs up the Bauhaus Wall and ties together the 1990s Tommy Caldwell 5.14b called Tomfoolery […]


Watch “Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey” 2017 Trailer

May 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch “Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey” 2017 Trailer

The upcoming documentary by Dave O’Leske about Fred Beckey is called Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey. Below is the new 2017 trailer for the film, which is arguably one of the most anticipated climbing […]