Big Rockfall at Popular Banff Crag on Tunnel Mountain

April 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Gordon Irwin is a guide with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides and recently reported about a large rockfall at the Black Band crag on Tunnel Mountain near Banff. The wall is busy in […]


Hard International Sends Include Strong Young Climbers

April 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Laura Rogora is only 14 but has sent 5.14d and recently onsighted Batuka 5.13+ in Margalef. After her send, she said, “The route is divided in two sections with a very good rest in […]


Sharma Invites DiGiulian, Marin and Ondra to Spain

April 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Chris Sharma invites Sasha Digiulian, Edu Marin and Adam Ondra to his new gym in Barcelona. After a little warm up at the wall, the guys head to Santa Linya for two days of […]


Watch Anna Smith on El Cap Bridge Part Two

April 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

El Cap Bridge in Yosemite Valley is a popular place for climbers to hang out. Each spring and fall, hundreds of climbers congregate on the bridge to exchange ideas, information and to meet old […]


Marc-Andre Leclerc Solos Emperor Face

April 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on Marc-Andre Leclerc Solos Emperor Face

Top Canadian climber Marc-Andre Leclerc has soloed Infinite Patience VI M7 on Mount Robson’s Emperor Face.  Leclerc has been climbing in the Canadian Rockies for the past few months. He has climbed a number […]


Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Gear, Harnesses, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

From April 15 to May 15, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. Have you ever sent […]


Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

Austin Howell is an American climber who is known for his free solos. Last weekend, he soloed four 5.12s at Foster Falls in Tennessee: Boy 5.12b/c, The Lion 5.12c, Satisfaction 5.12b and First Offense […]