Markus Pucher Makes First Solo of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia Winter

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Markus Pucher attempted to solo Cerro Torre this past Patagonia winter and Fitz Roy. Conditions on both of the iconic Patagonia peaks stopped him from summitting, only 200 metres below the top of Torre. […]


Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Almost Famous V10

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Luke Zimmerman is a West Coast boulderer with a number of hard sends this summer. His four V12s over the past two years have all been at different areas around Squamish. His most recent […]


Ethan Pringle Sends Blackbeard’s Tears, World’s Second 5.14c Crack

September 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Ethan Pringle has made the first free ascent of Backbeard’s Tears 5.14c at the Promontory in California. This was the first route climbed at the seaside crag at 5.11 A2 by Matthais Holladay nearly […]


Watch Jonathan Siegrist Send Spirit of the West 5.14a in Squamish

September 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Watch this short film by Tom Wright of Jonathan Siegrist making the third and first one-day ascent of Spirit of the West 5.14a in Paradise Valley in Squamish. Wright made the first ascent of […]


Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The following photos are from the 2016 bouldering festival held at Frank Slide. The Tour de Frank celebrated its third year running and had a number of climbers make the trip for a fun […]


The House/Anderson on Mount Alberta Gets Third Ascent by Two Brits

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

In 2008, Steve House and Vince Anderson made the first ascent of a new route up the north face of Mount Alberta in the Canadian Rockies. The House/Anderson WI5+ M8 R/X 1000 m was repeated […]


Watch Highlights from Paris Bouldering Championships

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch highlights from the Paris World Championships Bouldering from this past weekend. Follow @grippedmagazinecomps on Instagram for more comp, indoor climbing and training info.