Marc-Andre Leclerc Solos Emperor Face

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on Marc-Andre Leclerc Solos Emperor Face

Top Canadian climber Marc-Andre Leclerc has soloed Infinite Patience VI M7 on Mount Robson’s Emperor Face.  Leclerc has been climbing in the Canadian Rockies for the past few months. He has climbed a number […]


New Sport Routes at Ontario’s Old Baldy

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Sport Routes at Ontario’s Old Baldy

Long-time Ontario climber Mike Penney reported on social media about three new sport routes at Old Baldy. The popular Niagara Escarpment crag has a number of classic bolted lines, but there is plenty of […]


Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo Repeat Mega China 5.14

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo Repeat Mega China 5.14

Felipe Camargo and Alex Honnold have made the second and third ascent of Dani Andrada’s eight-pitch Corazon de Ensueno 5.14 in China’s Getu Valley. After the ascent, Camargo wrote, “Alex Honnold belayed me! We worked […]


Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

Kananaskis Country Public Safety Section in the Canadian Rockies responded to a call last week after a male climber fell on the popular Forbidden Corner 5.9. The climber fell about 10 metres and fractured his lower leg on […]


The Enchanting Triple in the Stuart Range

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The Enchanting Triple in the Stuart Range

The Enchanting Triple documents a climbing journey through the Stuart Range, a jagged collection of peaks in the center of Washington state. A decade of dedication to these mountains laid the groundwork for this […]


Everest 2016: Snap Chat and Icefall Doctors Fix Ropes to Camp Two

April 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Everest 2016: Snap Chat and Icefall Doctors Fix Ropes to Camp Two

The icefall doctors of Mount Everest have completed the construction of a new route between base camp and camp two along the Khumbu Icefall. Nearly 280 climbers from 38 countries have registered to climb […]


A Basecamp Podcast Conversation with Tommy Caldwell

April 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on A Basecamp Podcast Conversation with Tommy Caldwell

Listen to a conversation with Tommy Caldwell and Gripped editor Brandon Pullan, which was recorded at The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival in the fall of 2015. Caldwell is one of the world’s […]