Watch Jakob Schubert Send Bügeleisen Sit V15

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Having tested his limits in sport climbing with routes up to 5.15b, Jakob Schubert was keen to see what he can do in bouldering. In early 2015 he decides to lay his hands on […]


New Documentary Featuring 1916 Bugaboo Reenactment

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

A new outdoor adventure documentary previewing this month takes on a quirky and unusual subject: a group of climbers who set out to reenact a celebrated mountain climb from the early years of exploration […]


Adam Ondra Talks About Dawn Wall After Send

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra climbed the Dawn Wall 5.14d on El Cap in Yosemite in 31 pitches, one less then the first ascent team of Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. At 23, the Czech climber has […]


Southern Ontario Ice Festival Gives Back to Community

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Ice climbers tend to be hermits in the winter seeking out isolated climbs separated by long distances. The Southern Ontario Ice Fest galvanizes Ontario’s ice climbing community while giving back to the TROUT – […]


Sean McColl Sends Mystic Stylez V14 in Magic Wood

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Sean McColl is wrapping up a week in Magic Wood, Switzerland. On the first day, McColl got on four routes he had sent on previous trips: Sofasurfer V11/12, New Base Line V14, Voigas V12 […]


Watch Climbers Send the Eiffel Tower in 1947

November 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Climbers Send the Eiffel Tower in 1947

Watch this old film showing climbers Pierre Allain, Jacques Poincenot, Guy Poulet and René Ferlet climb the Eiffel Tower in 1947. It appears they simul-climbed it with ropes between each team.


Watch Strong Climbers Link Three El Cap Routes in a Day

November 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Strong Climbers Link Three El Cap Routes in a Day

Watch Brad Gobright and Scott Bennett climb Zodiac, the Nose and Lurking Fear on El Capitan in Yosemite under 24 hours this summer.