Adam Ondra Sending Quickly Up Dawn Wall

November 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Sending Quickly Up Dawn Wall

Adam Ondra and Pavel Blazek are back on the Dawn Wall and have climbed the first nine pitches, with a 5.14a pitch, in only six hours. They left early in the morning and by […]


Jorg Verhoeven Sends Dihedral Wall on El Cap

November 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Jorg Verhoeven Sends Dihedral Wall on El Cap

Jorg Verhoeven has sent Dihedral Wall 5.14a on El Cap for the second free ascent. Verhoeven became the fifth person to send The Nose 5.14a on El Cap in 2014. Verhoeven’s send comes 12 […]


Watch Nalle Hukkataival on Lappnor Project V17

November 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nalle Hukkataival on Lappnor Project V17

Nalle Hukkataival, a strong Finnish climber, recently sent the world’s first V17 after four years of commitment. The documentary will follow his journey from the very beginning, all the way to the first ascent […]


Oriane Bertone is 11 and Climbs Evita Assis Sit V11

November 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Oriane Bertone is 11 and Climbs Evita Assis Sit V11

Oriane Bertone is only 11 and has sent her tenth V11, this time ticking Evita Assis Sit on Reunion Island in France.


Julien Bourassa-Moreau and Émilie Pellerin Take Bloc Shop CEC

November 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Julien Bourassa-Moreau and Émilie Pellerin Take Bloc Shop CEC

The Bloc Shop hosted an FQME and CEC competition on Nov. 12. Climbers came from all around Quebec and Ontario for the big event. Veteran and novice comp climbers went at it in a […]


10 Photos from Grotto Mountain, from Sport to Dry Tool

November 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Photos from Grotto Mountain, from Sport to Dry Tool

Between Cougar Creek and Grotto Canyon, Grotto Mountain rises to 2,706 metres. The big mountain has dozens of crags and hundreds of routes, including long 5.5 alpine routes, big alpine mixed faces, 5.14 sport […]


Nic Vissers Captures Rock and Alpine in Canada’s West

November 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Nic Vissers Captures Rock and Alpine in Canada’s West

Nic Vissers of the West Coast has created a short film that captures climbing in Canada’s west. From bouldering in Squamish to alpine in the Bugaboos and to 5.13 roof cracks, this short film […]