Watch Jimmy Webb Flash a V13/14

May 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jimmy Webb Flash a V13/14

Jimmy Webb travelled to Finland earlier this year for the Sisu Masters bouldering comp. During his trip, he made a fast flash of Nalle Hukkataival’s the Globalist. The aesthetic route climbs small holds and […]


Ethan Grayum is Nine and Sends His First 5.12

May 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ethan Grayum is Nine and Sends His First 5.12

Ethan started working Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 5.12a in Mazama, Washington, when he was eight. “The day he was ready to begin red point attempts a critical hold broke near the crux,” said father […]


Donate to Fort McMurray Fire Relief, an Alberta Town With Climbing Ties

May 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Donate to Fort McMurray Fire Relief, an Alberta Town With Climbing Ties

The city of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta has been evacuated due to a big forest fire that has grown to 85,000 hectares over the past few days. Known as Canada’s oilsands city, the […]


Progress on Everest Halts with Rope-Fixing Confusion

May 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | 1 Comment »

A number of teams have made it to camp three on Mount Everest’s regular route, but as of May 4, rope-fixing has stopped about 400 metres below the South Col. Tim Monesdale has reported […]


Adam Ondra Makes Hard Climbing Look Easy

May 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Makes Hard Climbing Look Easy

Adam Ondra has decided to move away from the competition circuit to concentrate on sending some outdoor projects.


The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy will be held in Squamish from July 14 to 17 this summer. Once again, the popular climbing event expects to draw hundreds of climbing enthusiasts, mountain guides and professional athletes from around the […]


Kyle Murdoch and Julia Massullo Win B.C. Provincials 2016

May 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kyle Murdoch and Julia Massullo Win B.C. Provincials 2016

The B.C. Provincial Lead Competition took place at Climb Base5 on the final weekend of April. Some of B.C.’s top climbers were on hand for the final provincial lead comp of the season. Cedar […]