Watch Read Macadam Send Arabia’s Hardest Route

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Revelation took Read Macadam over 35 tries, but in the end he sent it at 5.14b. “After nearly a whole year with countless near-sends, it became a lesson in patience and letting go of […]


Watch Ascent of Rare Circus Circus WI4 in the Rockies

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The three-pitch Circus Circus WI4 is a rarely-formed classic in British Columbia. It has become a must-climb this season with dozens of climbers having climbed it so far this year. Watch Steve Swenson, Kurt […]


Metolius Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer 2017 in Utah

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Metolius, a leading manufacturer and designer of innovative climbing gear, has announced they will not attend Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City in opposition to Utah’s campaign to rescind Bears Ears National […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Canadian Youth Bouldering Nationals are next weekend at the Hive North Shore in Vancouver. It’s going to be a great event. Below are five clips from the USA Bouldering Nationals Open and Youth. […]


The 2017 USA Youth Bouldering Nationals Results

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The 2017 Youth Bouldering Nationals took place in Salt Lake City. It was one to remember, as a number of competitors competed the week before at the Open Nationals. Top three results below and […]


Watch Two Sends at the Spiderfly Crag in Squamish

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

The Spiderfly crag at the Smoke Bluffs in Squamish is quick to access and has two classic trad lines. The first video is a send of Something Short 5.10d, which many climbers suggest is […]


20 Rad February #GrippedMagazine Photos

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Winter is half over and while parts of Canada sometimes have an early spring, it seems this year might be an exception. Lots of snow from the West to East Coast with freezing temps. […]