Watch First Free Ascent of Sentinel West Face in Yosemite

April 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Free Ascent of Sentinel West Face in Yosemite

Watch Kevin Jorgeson and Ben Rueck make the first free ascent of the classic West Face of Sentinel, the third big wall climbed in America back in the 1960s. The route now goes at […]


Peter Habeler is 74 and Climbs Eiger North Face

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Peter Habeler is 74 and Climbs Eiger North Face

Austrian climber Peter Habeler is a 74-year-old legend who just made another ascent up the north face of the Eiger, this time with David Lama. Back in 1974, Habeler and Reinhold Messner made the […]


Watch Israeli Climber Alex Khazanov Send V14 in Red Rocks

April 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Israeli Climber Alex Khazanov Send V14 in Red Rocks

Israeli climber Alex Khazanov was recently in Red Rocks where he sent Meadowlark Lemon V14. The popular test-piece was recently chipped, but the chipping did not change the grade.


Watch Wild Ice Climbing in Wyoming’s South Fork

April 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Wild Ice Climbing in Wyoming’s South Fork

The South Fork valley near Cody, Wyoming, has some of North America’s nicest ice routes. Aaron Mulkey brings us this short film that features drone footage of climbers Chris Guyer, Tanner Callender, Laura Chimielewski, […]


Watch First Ascent of Moveable Feast on Thalay Sagar

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Moveable Feast on Thalay Sagar

From Sept. 9 to 17 last year, the Moscow alpine team made the first ascent of Moveable Feast on the Indian Himalayan peak Thalay Sagar, which stands at 6,904 metres.


Patxi Usobiaga Sends Papichulo 5.15a in Spain

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Patxi Usobiaga Sends Papichulo 5.15a in Spain

Patxi Usobiaga is no stranger to 5.15 sends, as his first was in 2004 with the third ascent of Realization in Ceuse. A few years after that, he repeated La Rambla at Siurana. Now, […]


Watch First Ascent of Massive Madagascar 5.13

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Massive Madagascar 5.13

Watch strong Euros Sean Villanueva and Siebe Vanhee make the first ascent of Fire in the Bell 5.13 up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar. Their new 700-metre route was climbed ground up and included whippers.