Watch Short Film Dreamland on Bouldering at Rocklands

March 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Film Dreamland on Bouldering at Rocklands

Jorg Verhoeven, Katha Saurwein and Jon Glassberg live the bouldering dream in Rocklands, South Africa. Join the crew on a fantasy tour of the finest climbs the area has to offer from old classics […]


Nina Williams Sends Highball Ambrosia in Bishop

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Nina Williams Sends Highball Ambrosia in Bishop

American crusher Nina Williams sent the popular highball problem Ambrosia in the Buttermilks of Bishop. The strong 26-year-old sent the 15-metre high (as tall as many crag routes) V11 after a number of working […]


West Coaster Elan Jonas McRae Sends Shelter V13

February 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on West Coaster Elan Jonas McRae Sends Shelter V13

The Squamish rock climbing season is off to a great start with new hard single-pitch routes and now hard sends by Elan Jonas McRae. The strong comp climber ticked Shelter V13 in the Grand […]


Crusher Alex Puccio Sends Another V13

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Crusher Alex Puccio Sends Another V13

Alex Puccio has just ticked her 16th V13 with a send of Luther in Hueco Tanks, followed by sends of The Flame V11 and Rumble in the Jungle V11. Here are all the V13 […]


New V15 in Japan is Kuzan by Toshi Takeuchi

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | Comments Off on New V15 in Japan is Kuzan by Toshi Takeuchi

Toshi Takeuchi just made the first ascent of Kuzan V15 in Mie, Japan. The steep line is an extension of Tatsuya Muraoka’s Borasalino V14, which Takeuchi added a dyno to. Clip of the Kuzan […]


Toru Nakajima Makes Fourth Ascent of Lucid Dreaming in Bishop

February 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Toru Nakajima Makes Fourth Ascent of Lucid Dreaming in Bishop

Toru Nakajima has repeated Lucid Dreaming V15 on the Grandpa Peabody in Bishop. The steep problem was first sent by Paul Robinson in 2010 and originally thought to be V16, the grade settled at […]


Hard V15 Sends in Spain and Switzerland

February 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Hard V15 Sends in Spain and Switzerland

Ruben Diaz has made the second ascent of Albert Rocasolano’s La Teoría del Todo in Albarracín, Spain. Originally graded V16, Diaz said it is a V15 or V15+. This would be Diaz’s second V15 […]