Watch Hard Bouldering in Switzerland after Snow

March 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Hard Bouldering in Switzerland after Snow

When the Ironman Films crew visited Ticino in Switzerland, they had to dig their way to the rock. “As we spent our first days bouldering in Ticino, no one would have expected the amount […]


Hard Sends Around the World This Week

March 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Rock | Comments Off on Hard Sends Around the World This Week

While spring is starting to show up across Canada, it’s full on rock season at some international areas. The 14-year-old crusher Brooke Raboutou has sent Joe Kinder’s 30-metre Southern Smoke 5.14c at Bob Marley Crag […]


Watch a Send of Hueco del Norte in Squamish

March 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Hueco del Norte in Squamish

Another short film by Stu Smith, this time of Hueco del Norte in the UFO boulders in Squamish. Smith developed the UFOs with Jack Fieldhouse and Israel Cruces a few years ago. “Though we […]


Strong Squamish Climbers Send Cat Lake Boulders

March 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Strong Squamish Climbers Send Cat Lake Boulders

A selection of boulder problems at the Cat Lake Bouldering area near Squamish. This short film by Jamie Finlayson, who also appears in it, was published on March 29. Other climbers include Sonnie Trotter, […]


The Ontario Access Coalition Survey

March 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The Ontario Access Coalition Survey

The Ontario Access Coalition Survey that reviews your 2015 climbing is available to fill out. As they state, “It’s time for the 2015 OAC survey. A good chance to reflect on your climbing from […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

March 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

It’s Easter Monday and a lot of climbers are either returning from long-weekend trips or looking for ways to burn off those big-dinner calories. If you have any rad indoor climbing videos, tag them […]


Dai Koyamada Climbs New V15

March 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Dai Koyamada Climbs New V15

Dai Koyamada reported that he made the first ascent of Rokudou V15. Koyamada added three moves to a V14/15 that he sent last week at the Kagura Cave called Meikyoushisui to form Rokudou. At […]