Watch Friedrich Kühne Walk 132-metre Dolomite Highline

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch Friedrich Kühne, 26, walk a 132-metre highline between Heligkreuzkofel and Sass dla Crusc in the Italian Dolomites. He was the first to walk the highline and did so in freezing temperatures. He named […]


Sean McColl is IFSC Combined Champion of 2016

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Sean McColl is the 2016 IFSC Combined Champion, despite the year not being his best in any one discipline. In Lead, he placed sixth at the Paris World Championships, third at the Briancon World […]


The Hive North Shore to Host First National Series Event of Season

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Dec. 3, The Hive will be hosting the first National Series event for bouldering. With some of Canada’s top competition climbers expected to compete, it will be one of the most exciting comps […]


Short Film on Scottish Mixed Master Greg Boswell

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Greg Boswell is one of the U.K.’s strongest Scottish winter climbers. He is motivated by the drive to push his physical limit and onsight hard new routes. His life revolves around his intensive training […]


Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jeff Mercier is an all-round top climber and search and rescue technician in Chamonix. In this short film, Mercier onsights Powerdab D13 at the Works Cave in the Lake District of the U.K. The […]


Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The Longs Peak Triathlon is the name given to a bike, run and climb linkup near Boulder, Colorado. It includes a 61 kilometre bike ride to the Longs Peak Trailhead and then an 11 […]


Graffiti Tribute to Pou Brothers in Northern Spain

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Spanish climbers Iker and Eneko Pou are two well known brothers who have set standards in climbing together and separately. Their accomplishments range from first free ascents of big 5.14 walls to hard alpine […]