Adam Ondra on Stoking the Fire 5.15b

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Check out this awesome clip put together by Jorge Visser and Riccardo Giancola of some of Adam Ondra’s attempts on Chris Sharma’s route Stoking the Fire 5.15b in Santa Linya. Ondra recently sent the […]

Revelstoke’s Mountain Coaster and Banff’s Via Ferrata

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Video | No Comments »

In an effort to expand their recreational options to other seasons, Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British Columbia have installed a metal rail that weaves through trees and down a hill. To enjoy the rail, you […]

Watch Big Mountain Face in Brazil Fall Down

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

On April 16, the face of a granite dome in Brazil fell off. It is known as rock exfoliation and while it happens around the world, it is rarely filmed. On March 28, 2009, around 45,000 cubic […]

Danger: Broken Harnesses Fixed and Re-Sold

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Harnesses, News, Rock | No Comments »

Petzl announcement: Aspir harnesses modified by malicious third parties are being sold online. They pose a mortal danger to users. On April 6, 2016, Petzl was warned by authorities that modified Petzl Aspir harnesses […]

Everest 2016: Minute of Silence and Helicopter Traffic

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

At 11:56 a.m. on April 25, 2016, climbers and staff at Everest basecamp stood at together for a minute of silence. It was one year to the minute that an avalanche, caused by a […]

IFSC World Cup 2016: Highlight Reel From Kazo, Japan

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The second IFSC World Cup of 2016 took place in Kazo, Japan, last weekend. Rustam Gelmanov took the win for the men and Shauna Coxsey dominated the women’s field. For more results visit here.

Watch Cheyne Lempe and David Allfrey on Baffin Island Big Wall

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes, Video | 1 Comment »

In May 2015, David Allfrey and Cheyne Lempe climbed a new route over 10 days on Great Cross Pillar in the Sam Ford Fjord on Baffin Island and called it Deconstructing Jenga VI 5.9+ A3+. In […]