Adam Ondra Tips His Hat to Yosemite Senders

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra is now part of Yosemite’s history. After six weeks of committing himself to some of the most challenging rock climbing pitches in America, he is returning home to Europe. He made the […]


Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jeff Mercier is an all-round top climber and search and rescue technician in Chamonix. In this short film, Mercier onsights Powerdab D13 at the Works Cave in the Lake District of the U.K. The […]


Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The Longs Peak Triathlon is the name given to a bike, run and climb linkup near Boulder, Colorado. It includes a 61 kilometre bike ride to the Longs Peak Trailhead and then an 11 […]


Graffiti Tribute to Pou Brothers in Northern Spain

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Spanish climbers Iker and Eneko Pou are two well known brothers who have set standards in climbing together and separately. Their accomplishments range from first free ascents of big 5.14 walls to hard alpine […]


Thomas Huber On Challenging Summer and Ground Fall

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Earlier this summer, top 49-year-old German climber Thomas Huber had a ground fall that left him in bad shape. He fell 16 metres from a wall on the Brendlberg in Berchtesgaden region in Bavaria […]


Matty Hong Sends Old Red River Gorge Project at 5.14c

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Matty Hong has made the first free ascent of an old Jon Siegrist project from 2011 at Red River Gorge. It took Matty a few days to sort it our. “The route involves big […]


New Wadi Rum Route by Calum Muskett and Dan McManus

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Calum Muskett and Dan McManus have sent a new four-pitch 5.13 on a wall in Barrah Canyon of Wadi Rum, Jordan. After their send, Muskett said, “Really happy to have managed to make the […]