Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Repeats Ceüse 5.15 in Three Tries

Alex Megos has been on a road trip for the past few weeks, visiting historic and new crags around Europe. His most recent stop was in Ceüse and he sent Jungle Boogie 5.15a in […]


Muller and Melius Win Rock the Blocs 2017 in Kelowna

June 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Muller and Melius Win Rock the Blocs 2017 in Kelowna

The 2017 Rock the Blocs bouldering festival took place in Kelowna over the weekend with nice weather and a lot of strong climbers. With nearly 400 people arriving for the weekend event, climbers were […]


Big Rock Fall Near Takakkaw Falls Route in B.C.

June 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Big Rock Fall Near Takakkaw Falls Route in B.C.

Takakkaw Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in Western Canada and is a popular place for climbing and hiking in the summer. In the winter, the falls freezes into a 250-metre rarely climbed […]


Watch Pirmin Bertle Send Chile’s Second 5.14d

June 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch Pirmin Bertle Send Chile’s Second 5.14d

Pirmin Bertle has pieced together Chile’s second 5.14d and the third of the grade in South America. The strong German sender sent Ruta de Cobre 5.14d at Quebrada de Nacienmento in Socaire in the […]


Climber Rescued From Ha Ling After Big Fall

June 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Climber Rescued From Ha Ling After Big Fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital then to Calgary Foothills Medical Centre by STARS air ambulence after a 20-metre fall on the Northeast Face of Ha Ling above Canmore. Thanks to the fast work […]


Alex Megos Continues 2017 Sends with New 5.15

June 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Continues 2017 Sends with New 5.15

Alex Megos has made the first ascent of Clash of the Titans 5.15a at Gotterwandl in Tirol, Austria. Megos said on social media, “Happy that I got in some climbing yesterday at Götterwandl in […]


American Katie Bono Gets a Denali Speed Record

June 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on American Katie Bono Gets a Denali Speed Record

American climber and skier Katie Bono recently spent 26 days on a glacier in Alaska, her longest time to date in the Denali area. In a fast round-trip climb of 21 hours and six […]