Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

Kananaskis Country Public Safety Section in the Canadian Rockies responded to a call last week after a male climber fell on the popular Forbidden Corner 5.9. The climber fell about 10 metres and fractured his lower leg on […]


Julia Bobak Sends First 5.13b

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Julia Bobak Sends First 5.13b

West Coast climber Julia Bobak has send her first 5.13b after clipping the chains on Ahead by a Century at Horne Lake. After her send, she wrote on Sendage.com, “Kind of a unique style […]


New 5.12 at Halfway House in Cheakamus North of Squamish

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New 5.12 at Halfway House in Cheakamus North of Squamish

Toby Foord-Kelcey has made the first ascent of Waldorf Salad 5.12d at Halfway House in Cheakamus Canyon north of Squamish. After his send, he wrote on Sendage.com, “This thing took a lot of work […]


Watch Anak Verhoeven’s Big Send of France 5.14

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Anak Verhoeven’s Big Send of France 5.14

Belgium crusher Anak Verhoeven recently sent Bronx 5.14c at Orgon, France. The famous route was once considered the most difficult in the world after its first ascent by Francois Petit in 1994. At 19, Verhoeven […]


The Enchanting Triple in the Stuart Range

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The Enchanting Triple in the Stuart Range

The Enchanting Triple documents a climbing journey through the Stuart Range, a jagged collection of peaks in the center of Washington state. A decade of dedication to these mountains laid the groundwork for this […]


Brette Harrington Sends The Optimator 5.13

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Brette Harrington Sends The Optimator 5.13

Top American all-round sender Brette Harrington has climbed the difficult Indian Creek crack called The Optimator 5.13-. The 35-metre ring-lock splitter is a well-known desert test-piece. For three years I have been thinking about this […]


Sarah Hart Sends Her First V10

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Rock | Comments Off on Sarah Hart Sends Her First V10

Strong West Coast climber Sarah Hart has climbed her first V10 with a send of White Lion at Cat Lake Boulders, an area that has been recently explored in depth by local climbers. “I […]