Anna Stöhr Sends Meadowlark Lemon Stand V13

January 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Anna Stöhr Sends Meadowlark Lemon Stand V13

Anna Stöhr has sent Meadowlark Lemon V13 down in Red Rocks. The classic route had a hold chipped earlier this year, but the vandalism has not changed the grade. Stöhr is a leading comp […]


Canadians Start 2017 With Strong Rock Sends

January 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canadians Start 2017 With Strong Rock Sends

The first month of 2017 is nearly over and while January often isn’t a big rock-sending month, many Canadians have made big sends in and out of Canada. On the West Coast, Graham McGrenere […]


Watch Alex Honnold and Emily Harrington on Solar Flare

January 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Honnold and Emily Harrington on Solar Flare

Emily Harrington and Alex Honnold take head out to the Incredible Hulk in California’s Sierras for a send of Solar Flare 5.12d. Conrad Anker and Peter Croft made the first ascent of the classic […]


Jamie Finlayson Starts Dreamcatcher Projecting Early in 2017

January 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Jamie Finlayson Starts Dreamcatcher Projecting Early in 2017

Jamie Finlayson has been projecting Dreamcatcher 5.14d in Squamish for the past few years. The steep bolted route climbs up the Cacodemon Boulder below The Chief. It was first climbed by Chris Sharma in […]


Climbing Legend Roland Pauligk, Creator of the RP, Dies

January 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Climbing Legend Roland Pauligk, Creator of the RP, Dies

The innovative European climber Roland Pauligk has died at 79 from cancer. Pauligk is best known to climbers for his creation of the RP, a small brass wire nut used by countless climbers. Born […]


Seb Bouin and Others Send Hard Europe Sport Routes

January 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Seb Bouin and Others Send Hard Europe Sport Routes

The 2017 European sending season is off to a good start with a number of breakthrough sends. Seb Bouin sent La Novena Enmienda 5.14d/15a in Santa Linya, Spain, with an injured finger. The steep […]


The Risks and Rewards of Adventure Filmmaking/Photography

January 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The Risks and Rewards of Adventure Filmmaking/Photography

At the 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, climber Angie Payne, snowboarder and filmmaker Jeremy Jones and adventure photographer/filmmaker Jon Griffith joined sat for a round-table discussion. They talked about what it’s like […]