Watch Will Mayo Send a Laser 5.12 Crack in the Creek

April 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Will Mayo is one of North America’s top all-round climbers in that he send 5.13 cracks, cranks new run-out M12 winter routes and runs up hard alpine lines. In this video, Mayo sends Crankcase […]


Throwback Thursday: Watch First Ascent of Jumbo Love 5.15b

April 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

In 2007, Chris Sharma sent his big project at Clark Mountain in California called Jumbo Love 5.15b. The first online video about the first ascent from a decade ago just hit the internet this […]


Watch Alex Megos Send Canada’s First 5.15 Fight Club

April 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch Alex Megos send Fight Club, Canada’s first 5.15. The hard route is found at Ravens Crag in Banff National Park. The first bolts on the steep prow were added in the early 1990s […]


Watch Nina Williams Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

April 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

On Feb. 28, 2017, American crusher Nina Williams sent Ambrosia, a 15-metre highball on the Grandpa Peabody Boulder in the Buttermilks of Bishop. It was the first female ascent of the bold problem. The […]


Ethan Pringle Sends New 5.14+ Everything is Karate

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Ethan Pringle has sent Everything is Karate, a new 5.14c/d near Bishop after a number of days on it. On Instagram, he wrote, “YEESSSSSSSS!!! SENT!!!! MANAGED!!!! Everything is Karate 5.14c/d. Felt really focused today […]


More 5.15 Sends Continues Epic 5.15 Send Train

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

It wasn’t too long ago when a 5.15 send was a big deal, so big that all of the media covered it and echos of it could be heard in climbing gyms for weeks. […]


Adam Ondra Gets Second Ascent of Lapsus 5.15b in Italy

April 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra is on fire this week with a number of hard sends. Yesterday, he posted on Instagram that he made the second ascent of Lapsus 5.15b at Andonno in Italy. A short while […]