Watch Chris Sharma and Paul Roca at Panther Beach in Cali

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Chris Sharma returned home to tour some of his old stomping grounds in California with Spainish climber Pol Roca. Among their many stops was the amazing Panther Beach.


Adam Ondra and Laura Rogora Finish Winter on Send Train

March 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Laura Rogora finished winter with a week of hard sends, often in only a few tries. She sent three 5.14bs, including Ercole 5.14b/c, La Morte 5.14b after three tries and Crazy Horse 5.14b on […]


Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve Win Climbing Works Festival

March 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

After two days of intense competition, Alex Megos and Melissa La Neve took top spots at this year’s Climbing Works International Festival. This event marks the start of the IFSC Bouldering season and gives […]


Wath Honnold Solo 290 Pitches in Squamish in 16 Hours

March 19th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

On Aug. 17, 2014 Alex Honnold celebrated his 29th birthday by soloing 290 pitches over the course of one day. In only 16 hours, Honnold averaged a climb every few minutes. “Some of the routes […]


Northern Faces Friday: Accomplished B.C. Climber Greg Foweraker

March 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

The following story first appeared in the August/September issue of Gripped magazine and was written by Tom Wright. Looking down between his legs, Greg Foweraker felt dizzy. Sixteen-hundred metres of exposure made his stomach […]


The 2017 Climbing Works International Festival in U.K.

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

The Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) traditionally announces the start of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup season, providing viewers a forerunner of who is in form leading up to the start of the season. […]


Melissa Le Nevé Makes Strong Send of V14 in Font

March 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Melissa Le Nevé has sent the technical Mécanique Elémentaire V14 in Fontainebleau. The hard route was first climbed by Sébastien Frigault and has become a test-piece for strong boulderers. Le Nevé becomes the sixth […]