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. […]


Five Limit Pushers by Canadian Marc-Andre Leclerc in Past Year

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

Marc-Andre Leclerc is based on Canada’s West Coast and is one of North America’s leading climbers. From big wall sends to alpine solos, the 23-year-old crusher has proved that we are no where near […]


New 5.11 in Quebec at Area Hopefully Open Soon

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

Serge Alexandre Demers Giroux has reported about a new 5.11+ in an area northeast of Montreal called Pourvoirie Domaine Bazinet. The fishing and hunting outfit recently allowed a a few climbers to explore the […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Adidas Rockstars

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Adidas Rockstars took place this past weekend in Germany. For full results see here and to watch some strong moves click on the clip below. Scroll to the bottom to watch highlights. @janhojer […]


Janja Garnbret and Tomoa Narasaki Win Adidas Rockstars

September 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

This weekend has seen the World’s top boulderers compete in Germany at the Adidas Rockstars. Over 70 invited athletes from over 22 countries with musical performances and a big crowd of over 3,500 fans […]


Canadians Finish Top-20 at 2016 Adidas Rockstars

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadians Sean McColl and Alannah Yip advanced to Semi-finals on Aug. 24, but couldn’t finish in the top-six to advance to Finals at the Adidas Rockstars comp in Germany. McColl, 29, is a three-time […]