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 […]


Ontario’s New Up the Bloc Gym Opens Feb. 11

February 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Ontario’s New Up the Bloc Gym Opens Feb. 11

Ontario has a lot of climbing gyms and it’s about to get one more. Up the Bloc is the brain child of Tour de Bloc’s Luigi Montilla and Jean-Marc de la Plante of Allez […]


Watch Hard Winter Bouldering in Frankenjura

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Hard Winter Bouldering in Frankenjura

Moritz Perwitzschky has climbed a number of hard problems in Frankenjura and made the first ascent of Breaking Dad V13. The 17-year-old is reported on 8a.nu as saying, “How to keep warm: Just take […]


Motivation Monday: Seven Moves to Mimic

January 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Seven Moves to Mimic

Motivation is good everyday, but on this Monday it seems especially important given the craziness going on outside of the climbing world. The first clip is a near-send with stout moves by Fischer Madison […]


Watch Isabelle Faus Send the Wheel of Chaos V14

January 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Isabelle Faus Send the Wheel of Chaos V14

Watch Isabelle Faus send Wheel of Chaos in Upper Chaos Canyon, a route that was first climbed by Daniel Woods almost a decade ago.


Daisuke Ichimiya Gets Third Ascent of Horizon V15

January 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Daisuke Ichimiya Gets Third Ascent of Horizon V15

Japanese boulderer Daisuke Ichimiya has made the third ascent of Dai Koyamada’s Horizon V15, in Mount Hiei, Japan. Ichimaya, 23, had sent two V15s before: Shambala and Vanitas. All three V15s noted were opened […]


Watch Luke Zimmerman on Hard Squamish Problem

January 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Luke Zimmerman on Hard Squamish Problem

Luke Zimmerman recently sent Something Wicked Extension, which was first climbed by Simon Parton in 2009 at V9. Zimmerman wrote on Sendage.com after, “A solid milestone on the way to bigger objectives. Linking the […]