Watch Anna Smith on El Cap Bridge Part Two

April 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

El Cap Bridge in Yosemite Valley is a popular place for climbers to hang out. Each spring and fall, hundreds of climbers congregate on the bridge to exchange ideas, information and to meet old […]


Ben Harnden is Squamish’s Dark Horse

April 21st, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

An unlikely tale, not of redpoints or sends, but of one friend giving a shout out to another





Mammut Story Contest: Sending Your Project

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Gear, Harnesses, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

From April 15 to May 15, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. Have you ever sent […]


Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Austin Howell is an American climber who is known for his free solos. Last weekend, he soloed four 5.12s at Foster Falls in Tennessee: Boy 5.12b/c, The Lion 5.12c, Satisfaction 5.12b and First Offense […]


Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Kananaskis Country Public Safety Section in the Canadian Rockies responded to a call last week after a male climber fell on the popular Forbidden Corner 5.9. The climber fell about 10 metres and fractured his lower leg on […]


Brette Harrington Sends The Optimator 5.13

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Brette Harrington Sends The Optimator 5.13

Top American all-round sender Brette Harrington has climbed the difficult Indian Creek crack called The Optimator 5.13-. The 35-metre ring-lock splitter is a well-known desert test-piece. For three years I have been thinking about this […]


Watch Sasha DiGiulian Climbing Cuba

April 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sasha DiGiulian Climbing Cuba

Sasha DiGiulian and friends travel to Cuba to climb and experience the country. While there they visit Viñales, Salon de los Gigantes, Cayo Jutías and Havana. This short is filmed and edited by Allison […]