Alex Honnold Sends and Solos Big Routes in Red Rocks

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Alex Honnold recently spent a few days in Red Rocks and wasted no time before soloing Cloud Tower 5.12 up near Rainbow Wall in Juniper Canyon and making the second ascent of a big […]


New Route on B.C.’s Mount Arrowsmith is Scottish Soup Kitchen

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Mount Arrowsmith has long been the focus of alpine climbers on Vancouver Island all seasons of the year. Hunter Lee and Steve Janes have climbed a new three-pitch WI3+ M5R they called Scottish Soup […]


Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Juliane Wurm was one of the world’s leading comp climbers for a decade when she decided to stop competing last year. The strong German climber started when she was 13 and won her first […]


Canadian Champion Alannah Yip Readies for World Cup Tour

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

Alannah Yip has what it takes to be a world champion. She is driven, strong and committed to pushing her limits in the sport of competitive climbing and beyond. While she attributes some of […]


John Hartman’s Paintings of Famous Canadian Climbers and Skiers

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian artist John Hartman has been busy painting profiles of Canadian climbers and skiers, such as Barry Blanchard, Sharon Wood, Jim Elzinga and Kevin Doyle. Part of the collection is his exhibit called Across […]


The New Grivel Tau Locker Will Save Weight

April 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | No Comments »

The Grivel Tau wire lock features two gates, one key lock and one wire that open in the same direction. Grivel describes it as, “The Tau is a modern carabineer with the new innovative […]


Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14b and Talks the Language of Chalk

April 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Watch Adam Ondra onsight Masters of the Universe 5.14b in Frankenjura. He also chats about the process of onsighting and how chalk on the rock can tell you everything you need to know about […]