Watch a granite whipper from new film Joyas de Granito

October 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Carlos Rubio of the Spanish Alpinism Team takes a whipper in this short trailer for the upcoming film Joyas de Granito 2.


10 of the World’s Hardest Sport Routes

September 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Here is a list of 10 of the hardest sport routes ever climbed. Some of the routes have only one ascent and so the grades have not been confirmed. There are three graded 5.15c […]


Crusher Daniel Woods Climbs New V16 in Colorado

September 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Daniel Woods has put down a new V16 called Black 90 a.k.a Creature from the Black Lagoon at Chaos Canyon in Colorado. Woods has climbed more than 20 V15s and three V16s. On a […]


New Route on Wild Basalt Wall in Cordillera Huayhuash of Peru

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

The French team of Dimitry Munoz, Cyril Duchene, Antoine Bletton and Arnaud Bayol sent their new 40-metre El Juego Sumando 5.12c on Puscanturpa Este of the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru. The route was established […]


Watch Film on Bouldering in Southwest Montana

September 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes, Video | No Comments »

A local climbing production of Bozeman’s surrounding bouldering areas, including the Gallatin Canyon, Hyalite Canyon, Madison River and Yankee Jim Canyon. This collaborative film documents two years of some of the existing areas, but […]


Chris Sharma Sends Mallorca Project at 5.15

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

Chris Sharma has sent a five-year-old deep water solo project in Mallorca and named it after his daughter Alasha. He did not grade the route but noted it is about as hard as Es […]


Watch Strong Brits Send American Direct in Chamonix in a Push

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

Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn climbed American Direct on the Petit Dru in Chamonix in late August. They climbed the route in a day, starting at 4.15 a.m. and topping out on the Grand […]