Watch Training Series by Climbing Coach Eric Hörst

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Eric Hörst helps focus your training in this four-part series on EpicTV. Hörst talks about endurance, stability, core, finger strength and power. Finger Strength: Campus Power: Core Strength: Campus Boards:


Jonatan Flor Sends Roof Problem Crisis V15/16

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jonatan Flor is a leading Spanish boulderer who started 2017 with the second ascent of Crisis V15/16 near Crevillente, Spain. The hard roof problem was first climbed by Nacho Sanchez two years ago. Crisis […]


Watch Scream of Stone, Hollywood Film with Cerro Torre Climb

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Werner Herzog’s Scream of Stone is Hollywood film about two famous competitive climbers who make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre first. Staring Donald Sutherland, Vittorio Mezzogiorno and Stefan Glowacz, this one […]


Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia Up Eiger Gets Second Ascent

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Roger Schaeli had reported on Instagram that he, Thomas Huber and Stephan Siegrist have made the second ascent of Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia up the north face of the Eiger. Schaeli had climbed the original […]


Famous Meadowlark Lemon V14 Problem Chipped

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Famous Meadowlark Lemon V14 Problem Chipped

Two weeks ago, Ethan Pringle went to Red Rock Canyon with some friends and discovered the crux sloper on Meadowlark Lemon V14 had been chipped. On Instagram, he wrote, “I stacked pads to brush […]


Canadian Evan Hau Welcomes New Year with 5.14d in Spain

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Evan Hau Welcomes New Year with 5.14d in Spain

Calgary-based Evan Hau has sent his project in Santa Linya, Spain, with a tick of Seleccio Natural 5.14d. On Instagram, Hau wrote, “Oh yeah! Seleccio Natural 9a [5.14d]!! After sampling this route last year […]


Jakob Schubert Starts 2017 with Pachamama 5.15a

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Jakob Schubert Starts 2017 with Pachamama 5.15a

Jakob Schubert has reported on Instagram about his repeat of Pachamama 5.15a in Oliana, Spain. The hard route was first climbed by Chris Sharma in 2009 and repeated two years later by Sachi Amma. […]