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 […]


Watch New Routing in Siberia by Strong Team

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch New Routing in Siberia by Strong Team

In July 2015, Hansjorg Auer, Jacopo Larcher, Siebe Vanhee, Iker Pou and Enekeo Pou set out to Siberia to explore the elusive Chukotka region of Siberia. With the goal of exploring and opening new […]


Watch a Send of a West Coast Roof Crack

April 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch a Send of a West Coast Roof Crack

Watch Stu Smith make an ascent of Whistler 500, a stunning 5.12b roof crack near Whistler. The steep route is 10 kilometres south of Whistler Village on the west side of the highway. Will […]


Watch Sasha DiGiulian Climbing Cuba

April 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sasha DiGiulian Climbing Cuba

Sasha DiGiulian and friends travel to Cuba to climb and experience the country. While there they visit Viñales, Salon de los Gigantes, Cayo Jutías and Havana. This short is filmed and edited by Allison […]


New West Coast 5.13 Roof Crack is Commence the Hate

April 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New West Coast 5.13 Roof Crack is Commence the Hate

Squamish-based Stu Smith has established Commence the Hate, a new 5.13a roof crack he compared to Zombie Roof 5.12. The hard new route is found at Hunter Creek, which is a popular area for bouldering. […]