New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

Written by West Coast-based climber and writer Drew Copeland. Find more by Copeland at Squamish.com here. Mountain huts don’t come from nowhere. Creating a new hideaway in the hills requires perseverance and the concerted […]


Watch Jernej Kruder Send Wild Es Pontas Deep Water Solo

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jernej Kruder Send Wild Es Pontas Deep Water Solo

Es Pontas is a deep water solo route climbs a big arch in Mallorca, Spain. Chris Sharma first sent it in 2006 after three years of work. Jernej Kruder made the second ascent in […]


Big Sends on El Cap’s Zodiac and Pre Muir Wall

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Big Sends on El Cap’s Zodiac and Pre Muir Wall

The action in Yosemite has not slowed down over the past few days. Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher sent the massive Zodiac Wall after a five-day push up Free Zodiac 5.13d with both climbers […]


Watch a Whipper Off a Scotland Mixed Route

November 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Whipper Off a Scotland Mixed Route

Scotland is notorious for its scary winter mixed climbing. The rule is that you can’t use your tools on the rock unless the rock is white from snow and ice. Routes that can be […]


Michaela Kiersch Sends Golden Ticket 5.14c

November 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Michaela Kiersch Sends Golden Ticket 5.14c

Michaela Kiersch, 21, has sent Golden Ticket 5.14c in Red River Gorge for her third route of the grade. The steep route climbs the impressive wall at the Chocolate Factory. The first ascent was […]


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 […]