Seb Bouin Climbs New Mangarbo 5.14d/15a in Spain

December 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Seb Bouin Climbs New Mangarbo 5.14d/15a in Spain

Seb Bouin sent the new Mangarbo 5.14d/15a at Vianueva Del Rosario in Andalucia, Spain, earlier this year. The esthetic new route has since been repeated since by Edu Marin and Cedric Lachat. Bouin has […]


Conrad Anker Returns Home After Himalayan Heart Attack

December 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Conrad Anker Returns Home After Himalayan Heart Attack

Conrad Anker is arguably one of the world’s most accomplished climbers and continues to push himself. At 54, he has a track record of big sends and near misses on alpine peaks and big […]


Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish Celebrates One Year

December 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish Celebrates One Year

Drew Copeland of the West Coast visits Ground Up days before the Squamish climbing gym celebrates its one year anniversary to speak to owner and manager Lauren Watson. One year ago, Squamish got its […]


Adam Ondra Tips His Hat to Yosemite Senders

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Tips His Hat to Yosemite Senders

Adam Ondra is now part of Yosemite’s history. After six weeks of committing himself to some of the most challenging rock climbing pitches in America, he is returning home to Europe. He made the […]


Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

Jeff Mercier is an all-round top climber and search and rescue technician in Chamonix. In this short film, Mercier onsights Powerdab D13 at the Works Cave in the Lake District of the U.K. The […]


Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

The Longs Peak Triathlon is the name given to a bike, run and climb linkup near Boulder, Colorado. It includes a 61 kilometre bike ride to the Longs Peak Trailhead and then an 11 […]


Graffiti Tribute to Pou Brothers in Northern Spain

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Graffiti Tribute to Pou Brothers in Northern Spain

Spanish climbers Iker and Eneko Pou are two well known brothers who have set standards in climbing together and separately. Their accomplishments range from first free ascents of big 5.14 walls to hard alpine […]