Caroline Ciavaldini Sends Voie Petit in Chamonix

July 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Caroline Ciavaldini Sends Voie Petit in Chamonix

Caroline Ciavaldini has become the first woman to send Voie Petit 5.13d on the Grand Capucin on Mont Blanc du Tacul. The test-piece 450-metre route was first climbed by Arnaud Petit in 1997. Known […]


New Zealanders Climb New Peru Alpine Routes

July 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on New Zealanders Climb New Peru Alpine Routes

Daniel Joll of the New Zealand Alpine Team (NZAT) has reported about the team’s recent trip the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. They climbed a number of new routes on the mighty Taulliraju 5,830 metres and other […]


Canadian Philip Quade’s Summer 2016 Road Trip: Part Three

July 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Philip Quade’s Summer 2016 Road Trip: Part Three

I wrapped up my third week weekend on the road with Courtney Woods and Sasha DiGiulian, I prepped for another full week of action in Rifle. I was happy to have Claire and Todd […]


Sachi Amma Sends Thor’s Hammer 5.15 in Norway

July 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Sachi Amma Sends Thor’s Hammer 5.15 in Norway

Sachi Amma has joined the growing list of climbers who have sent the Flatanger test-piece Thor’s Hammer 5.15a. Amma made the seventh ascent of the 55-metre route this week. The first ascent was in […]


Molly Mitchell Climbs New 5.13R in Indian Creek

July 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Molly Mitchell Climbs New 5.13R in Indian Creek

Watch Molly Mitchell climb All Hell Breaks Moose 5.13R and Dangerous Woman 5.12 in Indian Creek. At 22, she has made the first ascents of three yet-repeated R-rated routes, including All Hell Breaks Moose, […]


New Squamish Delhi Belly is Five-Pitch 5.12

July 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Squamish Delhi Belly is Five-Pitch 5.12

Jason Green has climbed the “signature line” at the New Delhi Cliff in Squamish with Peter Winter. This summer, Green and Winter climbed Delhi Belly, a striking line that goes at 5.12b in five pitches. […]


Motivation Monday: Five Sends to Start Summer 2016

July 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Sends to Start Summer 2016

Summer kicked off a few weeks ago and since then, climbers have been showing off their skills on stone and plastic. Here are a few big moves and sends since Summer Solstice. Click on […]