Lonnie Kauk’s Second Ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosemite

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Lonnie Kauk has made the second ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosmite. His dad, Ron Kauk, made the first ascent on Dec. 6, 1996. On Instagram, Lonnie wrote, “20 years later and seconnd […]


Watch Training Series by Climbing Coach Eric Hörst

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Eric Hörst helps focus your training in this four-part series on EpicTV. Hörst talks about endurance, stability, core, finger strength and power. Finger Strength: Campus Power: Core Strength: Campus Boards:


Jonatan Flor Sends Roof Problem Crisis V15/16

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jonatan Flor is a leading Spanish boulderer who started 2017 with the second ascent of Crisis V15/16 near Crevillente, Spain. The hard roof problem was first climbed by Nacho Sanchez two years ago. Crisis […]


Watch Scream of Stone, Hollywood Film with Cerro Torre Climb

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Werner Herzog’s Scream of Stone is Hollywood film about two famous competitive climbers who make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre first. Staring Donald Sutherland, Vittorio Mezzogiorno and Stefan Glowacz, this one […]


Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia Up Eiger Gets Second Ascent

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia Up Eiger Gets Second Ascent

Roger Schaeli had reported on Instagram that he, Thomas Huber and Stephan Siegrist have made the second ascent of Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia up the north face of the Eiger. Schaeli had climbed the original […]


Watch Solo of Yosemite’s Widow’s Tears

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Solo of Yosemite’s Widow’s Tears

Vitaliy Musiyenko made the first known solo of the 300-metre Widow’s Tears WI5 in Yosemite at the start of 2016. The ice route rarely forms and was first climbed by Mark Chapman and Kevin […]


Famous Meadowlark Lemon V14 Problem Chipped

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Famous Meadowlark Lemon V14 Problem Chipped

Two weeks ago, Ethan Pringle went to Red Rock Canyon with some friends and discovered the crux sloper on Meadowlark Lemon V14 had been chipped. On Instagram, he wrote, “I stacked pads to brush […]