Watch September 2016 Bouldering in Font

September 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

September is over and many climbers are wrapping up their early autumn bouldering trip. Watch sends of Abri Bouse V8/9 in Rocher du Télégraphe, Boule de Nerfs V6 in Boissy aux Cailles, Allô la […]


Five Aid Climbing Videos Demonstrating Important Skills

September 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Supertopo has produced a number of great short films over the past few years. Here are five that demonstrate: basic aid climbing technique, jugging over an overhang, moving from aid climbing to free climbing, […]


Watch Short Film on French Legend Jacky Godoffe

September 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

In the forests of Fontainebleau, the boulders hold some of the most astounding shapes in the world, inspiration to artists and climbers alike. World Cup route setter Jacky Godoffe has been climbing there for […]


Watch A Whipper on Apron Strings in Squamish

September 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Nikolai Paterak took a big fall on Apron Strings 5.10b, a classic two-pitch route at the base of the Grand Wall in Squamish this summer. Paterak was mostly OK and walked away with only […]


Trevor Sexsmith, Cutting Edge Rockies Skier, Passes After Ski Accident

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Trevor Sexsmith was a leading skier in many ways, from big first descents to pushing what was skiable in summer. On Sept. 25, he died in a ski accident near Mount Victoria of the […]


Watch Will Mayo and Kurt Ross Climb Andromeda Strain in Rockies

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Will Mayo and Kurt Ross recently climbed Andromeda Strain M6 WI5 V on Mount Andromeda in the Canadian Rockies. “The majority of this video is comprised of Kurt hurriedly (in proper alpine-seconding style) following […]


Matty Hong Gets Second Ascent of Fat Camp 5.14d in Colorado

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Matty Hong has made the second ascent of Fat Camp 5.14d in the Wicked Cave of Rifle in Colorado. The route was bolted by Joe Kinger and first sent by Jon Cardwell in August. […]