Ashima Shiraishi Sends Big in Texas

November 26th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ashima Shiraishi Sends Big in Texas

Ashima Shiraishi is one of the world’s top climbers and she continued her impressive year with big sends in Texas. Shiraishi made the first female ascent of Terre de Sienne V14 at Hueco Tanks […]


Cold Temps And Hard Sends In Squamish

November 25th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Cold Temps And Hard Sends In Squamish

The conditions seem perfect right now in Squamish for technical bouldering and locals are taking advantage.  Jamie Finlayson has sent Shelter V13 and said, “The cold conditions made those tiny crimps feel pretty good… […]


Five Top Women To Compete At Legends Only

November 25th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Comps, Events, Events | Comments Off on Five Top Women To Compete At Legends Only

The La Sportiva Legends Only competition will take place this Saturday in Stockholm. If you haven’t seen a Legends Only competition, the format is simple – five top climbers attempt five bouldering problems. This […]


Top Climbers Visit and Send Rockies Ice

November 25th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, News, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Top Climbers Visit and Send Rockies Ice

The ice climbing season is in full swing in the Canadian Rockies and many top climbers have been busy swinging tools into early season ice. The U.K. team of Nick Bullock and Greg Boswell, […]


Watch a 5.13R First Ascent by Molly Mitchell

November 25th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch a 5.13R First Ascent by Molly Mitchell

Watch Molly Mitchell make the first ascent of Spoiled Moose 5.13R in Boulder Canyon. 


New Jeans by Boulder Denim are Made For Climbers

November 24th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on New Jeans by Boulder Denim are Made For Climbers

Climbers are always looking for the perfect pants to climb in and it seems they won’t have to look much further. The Boulder Denim project started as an obsession to find a comfortable pair […]


A Review of Alex Honnold’s Book ‘Alone on the Wall’

November 24th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on A Review of Alex Honnold’s Book ‘Alone on the Wall’

By Tom Gnyra Alex Honnold may just be, for better or for worse, the current face of rock climbing. His ability to connect with a larger audience and bring a humble perspective to his […]