Tech Tuesday: Spring Clean and When to Replace Your Gear, Rack and Rope

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on Tech Tuesday: Spring Clean and When to Replace Your Gear, Rack and Rope

It’s nearly spring and rock season is around the corner. Over the past few seasons, your climbing gear has likely been sitting in a bin, getting beat up at a climbing gym or abused […]


Watch Anna Stohr and Jule Wurm Boulder in Japan

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Anna Stohr and Jule Wurm Boulder in Japan

Watch top climbers Anna Stohr and Jule Wurm boulder in Japan. Stohr is currently touring with the IFSC competing at World Cups. Wurm retired from competition a few seasons ago. When asked why she […]


Motivation Monday: Five Big Moves from Tokyo 2017

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Big Moves from Tokyo 2017

The IFSC 2017 stop in Tokyo took place on May 6 and 7. Canadians climbed strong, but none advanced to Semis. Below are five sweet sends from the final event of the three-stop Asia […]


The Equipment in Tommy Caldwell’s Gear Shed

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on The Equipment in Tommy Caldwell’s Gear Shed

Tommy Caldwell has one of the most swoon-worthy gear sheds of most top climbers. His converted garage is outfitted with a massive bouldering wall, kids climbing area, upstairs office and organized gear racks galore. […]


Watch Tommy Caldwell Send New Alpine 5.13 in B.C.

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Tommy Caldwell Send New Alpine 5.13 in B.C.

In 2011, Tommy Caldwell made the first free ascent of Northern Shield 5.13b above the Durrand Glacier in the Selkirk Mountains near Revelstoke, B.C. Caldwell was invited to the area by Ruedi Beglinger who […]


Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, Dies on Mount Everest

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, Dies on Mount Everest

Min Bahadur Sherchan, one of the oldest climbers to ascend Mount Everest, has died at Everest base camp at the age of 86. The former British Gurkha was hoping to reclaim the title of […]


New Route at Alberta’s Historic Dust Bowl is 5.13

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New Route at Alberta’s Historic Dust Bowl is 5.13

Adam Currie of Calgary has made the first ascent of Bangers and Mash 5.13c at the Dust Bowl on Moose Mountain near Calgary Currie has experience with hard 5.13 lines as he has ticked […]