It’s Spring Rock Climbing Season in Western Canada

March 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on It’s Spring Rock Climbing Season in Western Canada

Rock climbing season kicked off this past weekend in Western Canada with climbers heading to popular areas from the Bow Valley to Squamish. In the Rockies, Kid Got, Guides Rock, Echo Canyon, Bataan, Cougar […]


Canadian Dan Beland Sends Classic 5.14b in Utah

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Dan Beland Sends Classic 5.14b in Utah

Dan Beland has been on the road climbing for the past few months. His most recent hard send was Golden For a Moment 5.14b at Welcome Spring near St. George in Utah. After his […]


Squamish Access Society’s 2016 Report and 2017 Agenda

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Squamish Access Society’s 2016 Report and 2017 Agenda

Over the past few years, Squamish has seen a steady increase in visitors. Some are going for climbing, some paddling, some biking and some to just hike up The Chief. As a result, the […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends La Rambla 5.15 on Fourth Go

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Stefano Ghisolfi Sends La Rambla 5.15 on Fourth Go

Stefano Ghisolfi as sent La Rambla 5.15a in Siurana, Spain, on his fourth attempt for the 16th send of the historic line. Ghisolfi is in Spain being filmed on First Round First Minute 5.15b […]


Joe Kinder on the Development of Planet Garbage 5.14d

March 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Joe Kinder on the Development of Planet Garbage 5.14d

In this short film, Joe Kinder explores his vision and personal process during the bolting, development and ascent of Planet Garbage, 5.14d in Rifile, Colorado.


Adam Ondra and Laura Rogora Finish Winter on Send Train

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Adam Ondra and Laura Rogora Finish Winter on Send Train

Laura Rogora finished winter with a week of hard sends, often in only a few tries. She sent three 5.14bs, including Ercole 5.14b/c, La Morte 5.14b after three tries and Crazy Horse 5.14b on […]


Watch Crusher Margo Hayes Sending La Rambla 5.15a

March 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Crusher Margo Hayes Sending La Rambla 5.15a

Watch 19-year-old Margo Hayes sending La Rambla in Siurana, Spain, and make history by becoming the first woman to send a solid 5.15a.