Climb With Alex Honnold in 360° Video in California Needles

June 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch this 360° film of Alex Honnold climbing in the Needles in Sequoia National Forest. The first climbers to climb in the Needles were southern Californians like Herb Laeger, Dick Leversee and leading climber Fred […]


New Yamnuska Guidebook by Andy Genereux Bigger and Brighter

June 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Andy Genereux has established dozens of routes and cataloged the history of the famous Alberta mountain. In 2010, he climbed 50 routes on Yam in one year for his 50th birthday, read about it here. […]


Hand in the Honey Pot is 11-Pitch 5.11 on EEOR in Rockies

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Hand in the Honey Pot is  500-metre 5.11b/c that was first climbed by Brett Lawrence and Jeff Relph in July 2007. Established as a modern mixed route that requires a rack of gear, but has […]


Lauren Watson Sends Just Can’t Do It, Her First 5.13

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Thanks to Lauren Watson, Squamish has a climbing gym with ropes. She called the space Ground Up and it has become a hub of climbing activity on Canada’s West Coast. Long before that, she […]


Sean Villanueva is True Adventure Climber

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Sean Villanueva is a leading off-piste adventure climber who goes big on remote walls. He has toured around Canada, from establishing new routes on Baffin Island to sending in the Bugaboos, he is known […]


U.K. Climber Solos 600 Routes in a Day

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

U.K. climber Pete Bridgewood has soloed 600 routes in 10.5 hours of climbing. He visited classic crags such as Castle Naze, Harborough Rocks, Roaches, Gib Tor and Rainster Rocks. He told UKClimbing.com in an […]


Rustam Gelmanov Sends Colorado V16

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Rustom Gemanov has made the second ascent of Daniel Woods’ hard problem in Rocky Mountain National Park called Hypnotized Minds V16. The first ascent was in 2010 on the Veritas Boulder. After the send, […]