Dave Graham Sends Monkey Wedding V15, Offers Sending Advice

August 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Dave Graham is one of the world’s best climbers. Nearly a decade ago he made a quick repeat of Bunda de Fora at Acephale in the Rockies (watch the video below). In 2001, he […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Japan Conquers Munich Bouldering Finale

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Bouldering World Cup season has wrapped-up in Munich with 241 climbers registered for qualifiers. The competition was stiff and some of the world’s best didn’t make it to Semis. Canada was well represented […]


Watch Jonathan Hörst, 13, Make First Ascent of Valkyrie 5.14a

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Watch 13-year-old Jonathan Hörst make the first ascent of Valkyrie 5.14a on the newly opened Frankenwave Wall at Ten Sleep in Wyoming.


Alex Honnold’s “Fear” Diagnosed by Neurologists

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

In an article on Nautil.us titled ‘The Strange Brain of the World’s Greatest Solo Climber – Alex Honnold doesn’t experience fear like the rest of us’, we get a glimpse into the mind of […]


Alex Megos and Tim Emmett Entertain at Canmore Climbing Fest

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The Canmore Climbing Festival had a sold-out second show with nearly 300 climbers in the audience. The evening began with Sonnie Trotter giving a few words, which was followed by Becca Marrie and Andy […]


New Route on East Face of Mount Slesse

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The East Face direct of Mount Slesse was climbed in July 1997 by Sean Easton and Dave Edgar and is one of the hardest routes like it in B.C. The route has been attempted […]


Jon Cardwell Sends New 5.14d at Rifle

August 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Jon Cardwell has made the first ascent of Fat Camp 5.14d in Rifle, Colorado. Fixed by Joe Kinder a few years ago, it climbs a big roof in the Wicked Cave. There is a […]