Marc-Andre Leclerc Solos Emperor Face

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Rock | No Comments »

Top Canadian climber Marc-Andre Leclerc has soloed Infinite Patience VI M7 on Mount Robson’s Emperor Face.  Leclerc has been climbing in the Canadian Rockies for the past few months. He has climbed a number […]


Watch Highlights from Meiringen World Cup

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Watch highlights from the first IFSC World Cup of 2016, which took place in Meiringen, Switzerland.


Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Gear, Harnesses, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

From April 15 to May 15, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. Have you ever sent […]


Watch Big Wall Aid Climbing and Base Jumping in Antarctica

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch as Sam Beaugey, Manu Pellissier, Seb Collomb-Gros and Géraldine Fasnacht decided to try something never done before. They wanted to travel through Antarctica to ski, aid climb, snow kite, paraglide and base jump, and […]


Alex Ratson Goes Aid Climbing on Vancouver Island

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Alex Ratson takes a big rack to Crest Creek on Vancouver Island. “Not many places you can go crag hard aid around, especially these days,” Ratson wrote. Follow Ratson on Instagram here.


Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Austin Howell is an American climber who is known for his free solos. Last weekend, he soloed four 5.12s at Foster Falls in Tennessee: Boy 5.12b/c, The Lion 5.12c, Satisfaction 5.12b and First Offense […]


New Sport Routes at Ontario’s Old Baldy

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Long-time Ontario climber Mike Penney reported on social media about three new sport routes at Old Baldy. The popular Niagara Escarpment crag has a number of classic bolted lines, but there is plenty of […]