Lucas Uchida Sends V11 at Horse Pens 40

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Lucas Uchida Sends V11 at Horse Pens 40

Ontario climbers Lucas Uchida, Mike Penney and others are currently visiting Horse Pens 40 in Alabama. hey made a stop at Stone Fort in Tennessee. Over the past few days, they have been dealing […]


Tom Ballard’s New Mixed and Hard Solo of Gogna Route

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Tom Ballard’s New Mixed and Hard Solo of Gogna Route

Tom Ballard jumped onto the scene a few seasons ago when he climbed the great six north faces of the Alps in winter and solo. At the end of 2016, he continued to push […]


Laura Rogora Sends Two 5.14s in Two Days in Spain

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Laura Rogora Sends Two 5.14s in Two Days in Spain

Laura Rogora has sent T1 Full Equip 5.14b and Fish Eye 5.14b in Spain. Rogora sent both routes in only a few tries. The 15-year-old Italian crusher became the second youngest climber to send […]


Jamie Finlayson Repeats The Deputy V13 in Squamish

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Jamie Finlayson Repeats The Deputy V13 in Squamish

Jamie Finlayson is proving that sometimes the best bouldering conditions are in winter. Not a week into the new year and Finlayson has sent The Deputy V12/13. The hard problem is next to I […]


Pro Slackliner Saves Skier Snagged on Chairlift

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Pro Slackliner Saves Skier Snagged on Chairlift

Mickey Wilson is a pro slackliner who put his skills to good use at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Colorado this week. “Today I saved someone’s life. I think some strange forces were at […]


Watch 80-year-old Climbers Session at German Gym

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch 80-year-old Climbers Session at German Gym

Blondie, Rudi, Horst and Herwig have over 300 years of life between them and they continue to climb into their 80s. An inspiring short film.


Lonnie Kauk’s Second Ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosemite

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Lonnie Kauk’s Second Ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosemite

Lonnie Kauk has made the second ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosmite. His dad, Ron Kauk, made the first ascent on Dec. 6, 1996. On Instagram, Lonnie wrote, “20 years later and seconnd […]