Adam Ondra Adds Another 5.14d to Flatanger

July 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Adds Another 5.14d to Flatanger

With Adam Ondra’s new Right of Passage 5.14d, an extension to Andre Hoyre 5.12c/d, there are now a dozen routes that difficult or hard. His other Flatanger climbs include Illusionist 5.14d, Art of Flight […]


Sully’s Hangout and a New 5.13b in Vancouver

July 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Sully’s Hangout and a New 5.13b in Vancouver

Brent Nixon of the West Coast recently sent the hardest route at Sully’s Hangout in Vancouver with a send of Antisocial Media 5.13b. After, he wrote on Sendage.com, “Worked this route for a short […]


Watch Two Squamish V10 Sends

July 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Two Squamish V10 Sends

Watch Mark Goldstein sent Mr. Bigglesworth Low V10 and the classic Sharma’s Link V10 on Canada’s West Coast. Goldstein has been charging lately with a number of V10 sends and a new V8 in […]


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 […]