Watch Ben Rueck and Anna Pfaff Send in Thailand

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch a short film with crusher Ben Rueck and Anna Pfaff climbing on classic steep routes in Thailand.


Patagonia to Donate 10 Million Dollars from Black Friday Sales

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Patagonia announced last week that the company would donate 100 per cent of their Black Friday sales to grass roots environmental organizations. They projected sales to be around two million dollars, but they made […]


Sebastien Berthe Repeats Heart Route 5.13b in Yosemite

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Belgian climber Sebastien Berthe has made the second free ascent of the Heart Route 5.13b on El Cap in Yosemite. It took 23-year-old Berthe six days with Simon Castagne. The route was first climbed […]


Toshi Takeuchi Climbs New V15 in Japan

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Toshi Takeuchi has made the first ascent of Babylon V15 in Toyota, Japan. After the send, he wrote on his social media, “Yesterday, I did one of the best and hardest boulder problems I’ve […]


An Interview with Jerry Moffatt About Comp Climbing

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Moffatt was born in 1963 in Leicestershire, England, and has become one of the most well-known names in the sport of rock climbing. His autobiography, Jerry Moffatt: Revelations, won the Grand Prize at […]


Watch Trailer to New Film Featuring Hard Quebec Mixed

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The new film Directissima is about three friends who attempt La Directissime on the imposing Cap Trinité, a 300 metre granite wall above the frozen Fjord of Saguenay in Quebec. After bailing, they climb […]


Results from Canyon Escalade’s FQME November Show Down

November 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Canyon Escalade in Montreal hosted a big FQME competition on Nov. 26 and 27. The top place finishers are no strangers to the podium for Open Male and Female. Click on the clip below […]