Beth Rodden Talks About Kidnapping and Climbing

May 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Beth Rodden Talks About Kidnapping and Climbing

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 […]


Graham McGrenere Sends V12 in Joe’s Valley

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Graham McGrenere Sends V12 in Joe’s Valley

West Coaster Graham McGenere is currently sending down in Joe’s Valley and has reported a send of Beyond Life Sit V12. He first sent Beyond Life V10. “So over-the-top excited to have been able […]


Watch Massive Rock Fall Trundle in Spain

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Massive Rock Fall Trundle in Spain

Pedro Pons cleans up a a new climbing crag in Chulilla, Spain, and removes some big loose rock. With over 800 routes, Chulilla is one of the best and most popular areas in Spain. […]


Watch Film on Alaska Climber Leighan Falley

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Film on Alaska Climber Leighan Falley

Leighan Falley spent years as a ski guide and climber on the Alaskan range, focusing much of her energy on Denali. But after becoming a mother, she found herself unwilling to pursue guiding and […]


Watch Joe Kinder Send New Bone Tomahawk 5.14d/15a

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Joe Kinder Send New Bone Tomahawk 5.14d/15a

Joe Kinder has been a top climber since the late 1990s and when it comes to sheer numbers, he is prolific. Since 2000, he’s logged roughly 200 5.14 redpoints, sending nails-hard routes like Tommy […]