Watch Jason Kruk Climb Genus Loci 5.12 in Squamish

January 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Check out this video featuring Jason Kruk climbing Genius Loci 5.12b. As an added bonus, the film also includes commentary from Squamish pioneer and the route’s first ascentionist Hamish Fraser.


Watch Luke Zimmerman on Hard Squamish Problem

January 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

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 […]


Stefano Ghisolfi and Laura Rogora Send Big in Spain

January 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Stefano Ghisolfi has become the first Italian climber to onsight a 5.14b with his send of Fish Eye at Oliana, Spain. After his send, he wrote on Instagram, “A wonderful day in Oliana, I […]


Luka Lindič and Ines Papert Free Big Alpine Routes

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

German climber Ines Papert and Slovenian Luka Lindič have accomplished some big climbs recently. In China, they made a successful climb of the difficult southeast face of the Kyzyl Asker 5,842m up their new […]


Watch Stefan Rasmussen Send New Boulder in Sweden

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | No Comments »

Watch Stefan Rasmussen start 2017 with the first ascent of Bingi77 at Korslöt/Köping in Sweden. It is the sit direct start to a 2016 problem by Teemu Miettinen.


2017 IFSC World Climbing Camp at Boulders in B.C.

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Boulders Climbing Gym is excited to announce it will be hosting the second International Federation of Sport Climbing’s World Climbing Camp on Jan. 6 to 8, 2017. Climbers will get to hang, learn […]


Lucas Uchida Sends V11 at Horse Pens 40

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Ontario climbers Lucas Uchida, Mike Penney and others are currently visiting Horse Pens 40 in Alabama. hey made a stop at Stone Fort in Tennessee. Over the past few days, they have been dealing […]