Keita Kurakami Sends Heady Walk of Life in U.K.

May 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Keita Kurakami is one of the world’s leading climbers when it comes to hard and run-out trad climbs. During his current visit to the U.K. for the international climbing meet, he ticked Walk of […]


Motivation Monday: Get Strong With a Dyno a Day

May 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Get Strong With a Dyno a Day

Bouldering allows climbers to try big moves that throw their bodies around. Dynos are the biggest of moves that use momentum to get a climber from point A to point B. Big dynamic moves […]


Dancing Sasquatch is New Multi-pitch 5.7 in Banff

May 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Dancing Sasquatch is New Multi-pitch 5.7 in Banff

Tunnel Mountain has long been one of Banff National Park’s main climbing areas. Located in the town of Banff, the big east-facing rock routes are easily accessible from one of many parking areas. Over […]


Top Climbers Visit Capitol Hill for National Parks

May 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Top Climbers Visit Capitol Hill for National Parks

As many climbers know, some of America’s most important National Monuments are at risk under the new American federal government. Top climbers Tommy Caldwell, Sasha DiGiulian, Alex Honnold, Kai Lightner, Caroline Gleich and Libby […]


Emily Harrington Sends 5.14s in Spain

May 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Emily Harrington Sends 5.14s in Spain

Emily Harrington is currently in Oliana, Spain, and has ticked some classics, including Fish Eye 5.14b and El Gran Blau 5.14a. Harrington had a number of 5.14 climbs to her name, including Waka Flocka […]


Beth Rodden Talks About Kidnapping and Climbing

May 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Beth Rodden Talks About Kidnapping and Climbing

In 2000, Beth Rodden, Tommy Caldwell, John Dickey and Jason Smith were held hostage in Kyrgyzstan. The four Americans were on a climbing trip to the Kara Su Valley. They were held hostage for […]


New 5.14d in Colorado is Stocking Stuffer

May 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on New 5.14d in Colorado is Stocking Stuffer

Matty Hong and Jon Cardwell have send a new 5.14d to Rifle, Colorado, called Stocking Stuffer. The steep line climbs up the Bauhaus Wall and ties together the 1990s Tommy Caldwell 5.14b called Tomfoolery […]