Watch Ahishek Mehta Send India’s Hardest Route

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Ganesha is a steep 5.14a in Badami, Indian and was bolted by French champion Alex Chabot. Watch Ahishek Mehta, 22, send the aesthetic line over 20 days.


Tim Emmett Climbs New Ice Above Lake Superior

February 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Lake Superior has big walls along its shore and Tim Emmett climbed a new steep ice line on on one of them in Michigan. He called his new route On the Rocks WI6X and […]


Watch Setting and Projecting of Permanent Indoor Project

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

At Klattercentret climbing gym in Stockholm, Sweden, a team of setters is making a permanent line called The Project. The point is for it to be a potential project for everyone. It will have […]


Watch Highlights of Ice Climbing World Cup Action

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch some of the best moments from the final two events of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup.


Six Ice Climbers Die in Europe from Collapsing Ice

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Six ice climbers were killed on Thursday in separate incidents in Italy and France after ice collapsed from above or around them. Authorities said the sun and a sudden rise in temperatures are blamed […]


Canadians Climb Despite Cold Patagonia Weather

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Between Argentina and Chile, it’s been a cold and wet season in Patagonia. Many strong climbers have visited and left after weeks without a send. Often, it is because their objectives need more than […]


12 Rad February Ice Climbing Photos from Canada

February 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The cold weather has held on in most of Canada and climbers continue to top-out classics and climb new routes. The Pacific and Atlantic coasts have had exceptionally cold weather. Chamonix mountain guide Jeff […]