Watch Luke Zimmerman Climb Black Magic V13

September 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | No Comments »

Luke Zimmerman is based on the West Coast and has been projecting his way up through the V grades. His most recent climb was up Black Magic V13. A few days before his climb, […]


Alex Puccio Tops New Base Line V14

September 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Puccio Tops New Base Line V14

Alex Puccio recently took top spot at Arco Rock Masters before climbing her third V14 with a tick of New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Puccio had previously sent The Wheel of Chaos […]


Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

August 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

Jimmy Webb is one of the world’s best boulderers and has proven it once again with his third ascent of Creature from the Black Lagoon V16. A post shared by James Webb (@jwebxl) on […]


Yves Gravelle Sends Val-David’s First V13

August 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Yves Gravelle Sends Val-David’s First V13

Yves Gravelle has made the first ascent of Le Chevalet V13 in Val-David, it’s the first of the grade in the historic area. Val-David has at least one V12, Seb Lazure’s 2009 Crazy Belly. […]


Squamish Rampage 2017 Photos by Ken Chow

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Squamish Rampage 2017 Photos by Ken Chow

The fourth annual Squamish Rampage took place this past weekend with lots of local and visiting climbers registering for a few days of bouldering and yoga. The event website states: “Squamish Rampage is an […]


Matt Bush on New V9 Highball in South Africa

August 10th, 2017 by Matt Bush | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Matt Bush on New V9 Highball in South Africa

I stood in awe beneath the 30-foot granite boulder in Cosy Bay. It felt so much bigger now without ropes. The butterflies raced inside my stomach. My senses sharpened. The moment had come. I […]


Gill Peet Sends 100-metre Long 5.14 Boulder in U.K.

July 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Gill Peet Sends 100-metre Long 5.14 Boulder in U.K.

U.K. climber Gill Peet has sent the long and pumpy 5.14 boulder problem called Traverse of the Gods at Craig y Longridge in Lancashire. UKClimbing.com reported the news with an extensive interview, in it […]