25 Inspirational Canadian Climbing Women to Follow on Instagram

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 25 Inspirational Canadian Climbing Women to Follow on Instagram

Canada has some of the world’s leading climbers, from ice to rock. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we bring you 25 Canadian women who are leading the way in the gym, on the […]


Barbara Zangerl in Siurana Sends Her First 5.14c

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Barbara Zangerl in Siurana Sends Her First 5.14c

Leading Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has sent her hardest sport climb to date with a tick of Chikane 5.14c in Siurana, Spain. After her send, she said, “It was such a good battle for […]


Keeping it Fresh: Five Gym Drills to Improve Your Climbing

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Keeping it Fresh: Five Gym Drills to Improve Your Climbing

It is easy to fall into the same old routine at the climbing gym, but keeping it fresh can help improve your skills and to push the grades. Consider throwing in a drill or […]


Interview with Alex Megos Talks 5.15 and Social Media

March 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Interview with Alex Megos Talks 5.15 and Social Media

Alex Megos is a legend in the climbing world, pushing the limits of what’s possible in sport climbing and bouldering. He was meant to compete recently, but a finger injury ruled him out. Watch […]


Patagonia Pushes to Protect Bears Ears National Monument

March 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Patagonia Pushes to Protect Bears Ears National Monument

Patagonia’s most recent initiative to protect Bears Ears National Monument is a collection of interactive 360-degree films highlighting the cultural and recreational significance of the threatened region in Southeastern Utah. In This is Bears Ears National Monument, powered by […]


Adam Ondra Hits Road, Attempts Italy’s Hardest Route

March 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Hits Road, Attempts Italy’s Hardest Route

Adam Ondra has hit the road to send new routes and repeat hard ones. His first stop was Italy’s hardest route called Lapsus 5.15b. First climbed in 2015 by Stefano Ghisolfi, it has 50 […]


Watch Film of First Ice Climb up Squamish Chief

March 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Film of First Ice Climb up Squamish Chief

Earlier this winter, Jia Condon, Paul McSorley, Jason Kruk and Tony Richardson made the first ascent of Ultimate Ultimate Everything. Their winter variation to the popular 5.10 summer route Ultimate Everything was climbed a […]