Watch Ahishek Mehta Send India’s Hardest Route

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Ganesha is a steep 5.14a in Badami, Indian and was bolted by French champion Alex Chabot. Watch Ahishek Mehta, 22, send the aesthetic line over 20 days.


Canadians Climb Despite Cold Patagonia Weather

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Between Argentina and Chile, it’s been a cold and wet season in Patagonia. Many strong climbers have visited and left after weeks without a send. Often, it is because their objectives need more than […]


Watch a Send of Bullet in the Blue Sky 5.12+ in Penitente

February 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Bullet in the Blue Sky is one of the most esthetic and inspiring lines lies in Penitente Canyon of the San Luis Valley. Durango native Ben Wilbur has long looked at the aesthetic line […]


Watch Read Macadam Send Arabia’s Hardest Route

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Revelation took Read Macadam over 35 tries, but in the end he sent it at 5.14b. “After nearly a whole year with countless near-sends, it became a lesson in patience and letting go of […]


Metolius Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Metolius Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

Metolius, a leading manufacturer and designer of innovative climbing gear, has announced they will not attend Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City in opposition to Utah’s campaign to rescind Bears Ears National […]


20 Rad February #GrippedMagazine Photos

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 20 Rad February #GrippedMagazine Photos

Winter is half over and while parts of Canada sometimes have an early spring, it seems this year might be an exception. Lots of snow from the West to East Coast with freezing temps. […]


Leslie Timms Sends The Acid Crack in Joshua Tree

February 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Leslie Timms Sends The Acid Crack in Joshua Tree

Leslie Timms has sent the trad test-piece The Acid Crack 5.12d in Joshua Tree. On Instagram, Timms wrote, “I’m high as a kite right now because I just sent The Acid Crack: the Bachar […]