Adam Ondra Attempts 5.15a Flash and Talks 5.15d Project

April 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra makes the first-ever serious attempt to flash 5.15a and talks about how important it is to one day make the send. He also talks about a Flatanger project that could be 5.15d […]


Watch Wolfgang Gullich Train and Hear From His Trainer

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Wolfgang Güllich had help with his training from professor Jürgen Weineck, who was one of the world’s leading experts on training. Weineck talks about Gullich’s training attitude and opened his video archive for Gimme […]


Canada’s Andre DeFelice Plays Poker to Support Comp Career

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Andre DeFelice finished in 29th in qualifying at the first IFSC World Cup this year in Switzerland. DeFelice is skipping the Asia World Cups and will be meeting with Team Canada in Innsbruck for his next […]


Caver Gets Stuck in Grotto Mountain and is Rescued

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

A client on a tour with Canmore Cave Tours found himself stuck in a section of cave known as the Laundry Chute. He spent over 12 hours in the narrow section. Rescuers had to […]


Climbers Die on Everest and Shishapangma

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Himalayan climbing season has only just begun and already four climbers have died. Patrik Mattioli from Switzerland and Jon David Johnson from Austria died after falling into a crevasse on Shishapangma. “The incident occurred at […]


Adam Ondra on Stoking the Fire 5.15b

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Check out this awesome clip put together by Jorge Visser and Riccardo Giancola of some of Adam Ondra’s attempts on Chris Sharma’s route Stoking the Fire 5.15b in Santa Linya. Ondra recently sent the […]


Watch Big Mountain Face in Brazil Fall Down

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

On April 16, the face of a granite dome in Brazil fell off. It is known as rock exfoliation and while it happens around the world, it is rarely filmed. On March 28, 2009, around 45,000 cubic […]