Toru Nakajima Makes Fourth Ascent of Lucid Dreaming in Bishop

February 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Toru Nakajima has repeated Lucid Dreaming V15 on the Grandpa Peabody in Bishop. The steep problem was first sent by Paul Robinson in 2010 and originally thought to be V16, the grade settled at […]


Watch Adam Ondra Whip off Neanderthal 5.15b

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Neanderthal is one of only a few routes that climbs the entire Sanya Linya cave in Spain. It was first sent in 2009 at 5.15b by Chris Sharma. Despite a serious effort by Magnus […]


Scottish Crusher Greg Boswell Featured in Short Film

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Greg Boswell is one of the strongest U.K. mixed and ice climbers who has sent a number of test-piece routes in Canada. Watch this short profile on Boswell filmed this winter.


The Cougar Creek Highline in Canmore

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Cougar Creek is a popular climbing area in Canmore between Mount Lady MacDonald and Grotto Mountain. There are hundreds of sport routes on its many crags. In some places, the canyon makes for good […]


Top Climbers Head to Newfoundland for Ice

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

Ice climbing season is creeping into it’s fifth month in some part of Canada, which means climbers are in top winter climbing shape. This week, Jon Walsh, Michelle Kadatz, Will Mayo and Anna Pfaff […]


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 […]