Watch ‘The Developer’s Craft’ About First Ascents

May 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch this short film about first ascents by Reel Motion Media featuring Ben Scott. The Developer’s Craft from Reel Motion Media on Vimeo.


Watch Ruben Firnenburg Projecting a Santa Linya 5.14d

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Santa Linya in Catalonia is a very impressive sport climbing destination. Not only because of the steep power moves in the big cave and the spectacular shots in this film by Henning Wang. It´s […]


Everest 2016: Minute of Silence and Helicopter Traffic

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

At 11:56 a.m. on April 25, 2016, climbers and staff at Everest basecamp stood at together for a minute of silence. It was one year to the minute that an avalanche, caused by a […]


Adam Ondra Sends Vicious Circle 5.15a/b

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Adam Ondra sends the hardest route in Mišja Peč, Slovenia. He added an extension to the the classic route Sanski Par by a few moves. He graded his extension 5.14c and the entire route 5.15a/b.


Watch Jerry Moffat talk Training and More

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Moffatt is a legend of our sport. He was playing a leading role in the development of sport climbing and bouldering in the 1980s and 90s. Being a superb competition climber as well, […]


Watch Dave MacLeod Send Magic Wood V14

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Strong U.K. climber Dave MacLeod recently sent the sit start to Shallow Water to Riverbed V14 in Magic Wood, Switzerland. He sent the stand start last year, but had made the sit start one […]


South American Cholita Climbers Aim for Aconcagua

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Routes | No Comments »

For the past few years, a number of Aymara indigenous women in Bolivia have been climbing high peaks. Aged 42 to 50, the 11 women gained experience working for mountaineers around Huayna Potosi, a […]