Historic Bugaboos One-Day Howser Towers Link-Up

September 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Historic Bugaboos One-Day Howser Towers Link-Up

Will Stanhope and Leo Houlding have linked the three west faces of the Howser Towers in the Bugaboos in a day. Their 2,000-metre, 5.12+, 58 rope-length, 23.5-hour link-up is the first to include the […]


Climbers Shot At in Little Cottonwood Canyon

August 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Climbers Shot At in Little Cottonwood Canyon

The Salt Lake Tribune reported that a gunman opened fire on Monday evening on climbers in Little Cottonwood Canyon, a popular Utah climbing area. Samuel Clairmont and partners were rappelling from the fourth pitch […]


New Film ‘Pretty Strong’ is Much Needed

August 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on New Film ‘Pretty Strong’ is Much Needed

This new film project called ‘Pretty Strong’ promises to be an action-packed and inspiring project once complete. The film’s production team have started a kickstarter page, on which they note, “A climbing film about […]


Watch Chris Sharma Climb Wild 5.14 DWS

August 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma Climb Wild 5.14 DWS

Chris Sharma has climbed “a perfect line” up the Vallon Pont d’Arc in Southern France. His new deep water solo (DWS) route is a 30-metre 5.14 that took him four days to piece together. […]


Watch Yann Gauthier Send New 5.13 in Quebec

August 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Yann Gauthier Send New 5.13 in Quebec

Yann Gauthier has made the first ascent of a new 5.13 called L’arrogance du grimpeur at Mont Bédard near the town of Chibougamau. A post shared by Yann (@yanngauthier911) on Aug 5, 2017 at […]


Logan Barber Makes 12th Ascent of Cobra Crack

August 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Logan Barber Makes 12th Ascent of Cobra Crack

Logan Barber has tirelessly been working on Cobra Crack 5.14 since 2015, returning to Squamish during the summer to battle the overhanging finger crack. On Facebook, after his send, he merely noted “Incredible day […]


Vikki Weldon Sends Acephale’s Flying Ants 5.14

August 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | Comments Off on Vikki Weldon Sends Acephale’s Flying Ants 5.14

Acephale in Alberta has had a busy summer and the sends continue to go down on a daily basis. Vikki Weldon just climbed Flying Ants 5.14a after a few days working on the new-ish […]