Hard International Summer Sends 2017

July 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Hard International Summer Sends 2017

The year started with a historic number of 5.15 sends in Europe and has continued into the hotter time of year with more big climbs. Top 42-year-old European climber Dani Andrada made the first […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Friends in Oliana

July 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma and Friends in Oliana

Chris Sharma and friends head to Oliana, Spain, to hang out and work on hard sport routes. Oliana has a number of the world’s hardest routes, including Mamichula 5.15b, La Dura Dura 5.15c, Fight […]


Watch Madaleine Sorkin on Long’s Peak 5.13c

July 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Madaleine Sorkin on Long’s Peak 5.13c

In this short film, Madaleine Sorkin talks about her journey to climb The Honeymoon Is Over 5.13c on Long’s Peak in 2016. The first ascent of the nine-pitch route was by Tommy Caldwell in […]


Watch a Send of Flight of the Challenger at Murrin

July 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Flight of the Challenger at Murrin

Flight of the Challenger is an all-time classic on the Pet Wall at Murrin Park. The steep 5.12c gear route climbs past cracks and splitter features to an upper groove. It can be divided […]


Watch Wide Grandadz, Wide Boyz in 2063

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Wide Grandadz, Wide Boyz in 2063

The year is 2063, climbing is now an indoor only sport and trad climbing is banned. The oldest ascent of the iconic Master's Edge to date. The Wide Grandadz showing how it's done! Film […]


The Petzl GriGri+ is Great Addition to GriGri Line

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Video | Comments Off on The Petzl GriGri+ is Great Addition to GriGri Line

The GriGri+ is an assisted braking device designed for all climbers, for both indoor and outdoor climbing. It can be used with all single ropes (optimized for 8.9 to 10.5 mm diameter ropes) and […]


Canadian Kim McGrenere Sends Her First 5.14a

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canadian Kim McGrenere Sends Her First 5.14a

West-coast based Kim McGrenere has ticked her first 5.14a with her send of Galactic Emperor in Ten Sleep, Wyoming. “My favourite climbing style is a combination of powerful and technical, and I really enjoy […]