Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Juliane Wurm was one of the world’s leading comp climbers for a decade when she decided to stop competing last year. The strong German climber started when she was 13 and won her first […]


Canadian Champion Alannah Yip Readies for World Cup Tour

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

Alannah Yip has what it takes to be a world champion. She is driven, strong and committed to pushing her limits in the sport of competitive climbing and beyond. While she attributes some of […]


John Hartman’s Paintings of Famous Canadian Climbers and Skiers

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian artist John Hartman has been busy painting profiles of Canadian climbers and skiers, such as Barry Blanchard, Sharon Wood, Jim Elzinga and Kevin Doyle. Part of the collection is his exhibit called Across […]


Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14b and Talks the Language of Chalk

April 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Watch Adam Ondra onsight Masters of the Universe 5.14b in Frankenjura. He also chats about the process of onsighting and how chalk on the rock can tell you everything you need to know about […]


Adam Ondra Sends New Queen Line and Arco’s First 5.15b

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Queen Line in Arco, the area’s first 5.15b. The route was bolted by Mauro Mabboni and Ondra first attempted it a few years ago. After the […]


Watch Clip from “Shadow of the Chief” When Split Pillar Moved

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch a short clip from the film In the Shadow of the Chief where we hear about how the Split Pillar moved when the first ascent team banged in pitons. If you’ve ever climbed […]


Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Paul Denzler is the head route setter at Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia and has recently ticked his first V12 called Grizzly. The granite problem climbs up a steep wall with reachy slopers […]