IFSC World Cup 2016: Heading to Kazo, Japan

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | No Comments »

The second IFSC World Cup of 2016 will be taking place in Kazo, Japan, on April 23 and 24. With the close of a spectacular first round in Meiringen, Switzerland, the world’s best boulderers […]


Marc-Andre Leclerc Solos Emperor Face

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Rock | No Comments »

Top Canadian climber Marc-Andre Leclerc has soloed Infinite Patience VI M7 on Mount Robson’s Emperor Face.  Leclerc has been climbing in the Canadian Rockies for the past few months. He has climbed a number […]


Watch Highlights from Meiringen World Cup

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News | No Comments »

Watch highlights from the first IFSC World Cup of 2016, which took place in Meiringen, Switzerland.


Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Gear, Harnesses, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

From April 15 to May 15, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. Have you ever sent […]


Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Austin Howell is an American climber who is known for his free solos. Last weekend, he soloed four 5.12s at Foster Falls in Tennessee: Boy 5.12b/c, The Lion 5.12c, Satisfaction 5.12b and First Offense […]


New Sport Routes at Ontario’s Old Baldy

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Long-time Ontario climber Mike Penney reported on social media about three new sport routes at Old Baldy. The popular Niagara Escarpment crag has a number of classic bolted lines, but there is plenty of […]


Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo Repeat Mega China 5.14

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Felipe Camargo and Alex Honnold have made the second and third ascent of Dani Andrada’s eight-pitch Corazon de Ensueno 5.14 in China’s Getu Valley. After the ascent, Camargo wrote, “Alex Honnold belayed me! We worked […]