Metolius Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Metolius, a leading manufacturer and designer of innovative climbing gear, has announced they will not attend Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City in opposition to Utah’s campaign to rescind Bears Ears National […]


The 2017 USA Youth Bouldering Nationals Results

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2017 Youth Bouldering Nationals took place in Salt Lake City. It was one to remember, as a number of competitors competed the week before at the Open Nationals. Top three results below and […]


20 Rad February #GrippedMagazine Photos

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Winter is half over and while parts of Canada sometimes have an early spring, it seems this year might be an exception. Lots of snow from the West to East Coast with freezing temps. […]


Watch Commentary Highlights from USA Bouldering Nationals

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The 2017 USA Bouldering Nationals took place in Salt Lake City. Alex Puccio and Nathaniel Coleman won after many hours of top comp climbing. Watch this clip of commentary highlights.


Leslie Timms Sends The Acid Crack in Joshua Tree

February 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Leslie Timms has sent the trad test-piece The Acid Crack 5.12d in Joshua Tree. On Instagram, Timms wrote, “I’m high as a kite right now because I just sent The Acid Crack: the Bachar […]


Polartec Pulls Out of Outdoor Retailer in Utah 2017

February 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Polartec stated: Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, announces its withdrawal from the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Utah. The announcement comes following much consideration, and is made in solidarity with Polartec […]


David Firnenburg Has Repeated the Difficult La Rambla

February 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

David Firnenburg is a 21-year-old German champion and has repeated La Rambla 5.15a in Siurana after less than a week of work. This is his first 5.15 send. The top climbing site 8a.nu quoted […]