Interview with Alex Megos Talks 5.15 and Social Media

March 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Interview with Alex Megos Talks 5.15 and Social Media

Alex Megos is a legend in the climbing world, pushing the limits of what’s possible in sport climbing and bouldering. He was meant to compete recently, but a finger injury ruled him out. Watch […]


Patagonia Pushes to Protect Bears Ears National Monument

March 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Patagonia Pushes to Protect Bears Ears National Monument

Patagonia’s most recent initiative to protect Bears Ears National Monument is a collection of interactive 360-degree films highlighting the cultural and recreational significance of the threatened region in Southeastern Utah. In This is Bears Ears National Monument, powered by […]


Adam Ondra Hits Road, Attempts Italy’s Hardest Route

March 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Hits Road, Attempts Italy’s Hardest Route

Adam Ondra has hit the road to send new routes and repeat hard ones. His first stop was Italy’s hardest route called Lapsus 5.15b. First climbed in 2015 by Stefano Ghisolfi, it has 50 […]


Michaela Kiersch Sends Three 5.14c Routes in Almost a Week

March 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Michaela Kiersch Sends Three 5.14c Routes in Almost a Week

Michaela Kiersch has sent her third 5.14c in just over a week with her tick of Fifty Words for Pump at Red River Gorge. Previously, she sent Southern Smoke and 24 Karats at RRG. […]


10 Things to Remember For Spring Climbing

March 6th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Things to Remember For Spring Climbing

It’s springtime, which means thousands of climbers will be exchanging the gym bag for the crag pack. Here are 10 things to remember when heading back outdoors. 1. Ticks, Bears and Other Bugs: Ticks are […]


Watch Joe Kinder’s First Ascent of All the Pretty Horses 5.14

March 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Joe Kinder’s First Ascent of All the Pretty Horses 5.14

Joe Kinder takes us on a trip to Rifle to see how he lives, trains and climbs hard to bag the first ascent of All the Pretty Horses 5.14a.


Hazel Findlay Sends Mind Control 5.14c in Oliana

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Hazel Findlay Sends Mind Control 5.14c in Oliana

Hazel Findlay has made her hardest ascent to date with a send of Mind Control 5.14c in Oliana, Spain. Findlay wrote on Instagram after sending the 50-metre tufa route, “This is the only route […]