10 of the World’s Hardest Sport Routes

September 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Here is a list of 10 of the hardest sport routes ever climbed. Some of the routes have only one ascent and so the grades have not been confirmed. There are three graded 5.15c […]


Kilian Fishchhuber Repeats Hard Ratikon Route

September 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Strong Austrian boulderer Kilian Fischhuber has made the second ascent of the 260-metre Headless Children 5.13d the Ratikon after a few days of effort. The route was first climbed in the late 1990s by […]


Watch a Send of Squealing Pork V7 in Squamish

September 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Stu Smith filmed Ryan Cormack on sending Squealing Pork in the North Wall Bouldering of Squamish. Of 50 sends on Sendage.com, it has an overall rating of four stars out of five. A classic […]


Roland Hemetzberger Repeats Alex Huber’s Nirwana

September 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Roland Hemetzberger has repeated Alex Huber’s Nirwana 5.14c and suggested a grade of 5.14a. The strong German climber commented on Instagram, “Pretty stoked that I was yesterday able to repeat Alex Huber’s Nirwana at […]


Crusher Daniel Woods Climbs New V16 in Colorado

September 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Daniel Woods has put down a new V16 called Black 90 a.k.a Creature from the Black Lagoon at Chaos Canyon in Colorado. Woods has climbed more than 20 V15s and three V16s. On a […]


Polish Sender Kinga Ociepka-Grzegulska Makes History with 5.14d

September 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

On Sept. 27, Kinga Ociepka-Grzegulska sent Sprawa Honoru 5.14d near Krakow, Poland and has become the first woman from Poland to send the grade. The hard route was established in 2008 by Bogdan Rokosz. […]


Watch September 2016 Bouldering in Font

September 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

September is over and many climbers are wrapping up their early autumn bouldering trip. Watch sends of Abri Bouse V8/9 in Rocher du Télégraphe, Boule de Nerfs V6 in Boissy aux Cailles, Allô la […]