Amazing New Documentary on Mexico Sport Climbing

December 10th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Amazing New Documentary on Mexico Sport Climbing

Watch this short documentary about climbing in the Sierra Madres near Monterrey, Mexico. This is a new film by Three Peak Films and is one of the best ever made about Mexican sport climbing. From […]


Legendary Climber Doug Tompkins Dies in Kayaking Accident

December 9th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Video | Comments Off on Legendary Climber Doug Tompkins Dies in Kayaking Accident

Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face, dies in kayaking accident in South America. Doug Tompkins, 72, was on a kayak trip to Gerneral Carrera Lake in Patagonia in southern Chile with Yvon Chouinard, […]


Sarah Hueniken Sets Standard With M14 Send

December 8th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on Sarah Hueniken Sets Standard With M14 Send

Canadian climber and alpine guide Sarah Hueniken has become the first North American woman to climb M14. On Dec. 7, Hueniken made the fourth ascent Will Mayo’s testpiece at Vail called The Mustang P-51, […]


Watch Nina Williams Send Midnight Lightning

December 8th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | 1 Comment »

Nina Williams sends the classic Yosemite problem Midnight Lightning V8. The famous route is found on the Columbia Boulder and was first climbed in 1978 by Ron Kauk. In 1998, Lynn Hill made the […]


Watch Chris Sharma Send Old Hard Route

December 8th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma Send Old Hard Route

Just outside the town of Mouriès, France, in the small Alpilles Mountains, sits a legendary iconic route from the 1980s called Magie Blanche. The 22-metre 5.14a has little in common with the routes modern […]


A Basecamp Podcast Conversation With Bernadette McDonald

December 8th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on A Basecamp Podcast Conversation With Bernadette McDonald

Bernadette McDonald is an author and climber based in the Canadian Rockies. McDonald was instrumental in making the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival what it is today. She helped start the Banff World […]


Watch Will Gadd Send M14 on Second Try!

December 7th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Will Gadd Send M14 on Second Try!

Will Gadd returns to The Fang Amphitheater in East Vail, Colorado, after nearly 20 years away. Gadd had established classic and hard routes at the crag, such as Amphibian M9 and Reptile M10 many […]