Family Trip to Napes Needle Inspired by Young Tom Pearce

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

Tom Pearce was only 11 when he inspired his family to go on a trip to climb Napes Needle in the Lakeland District of the U.K. The first ascent of the striking pinnacle was […]


Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

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

Jeff Mercier is an all-round top climber and search and rescue technician in Chamonix. In this short film, Mercier onsights Powerdab D13 at the Works Cave in the Lake District of the U.K. The […]


Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

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

The Longs Peak Triathlon is the name given to a bike, run and climb linkup near Boulder, Colorado. It includes a 61 kilometre bike ride to the Longs Peak Trailhead and then an 11 […]


New Wadi Rum Route by Calum Muskett and Dan McManus

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Calum Muskett and Dan McManus have sent a new four-pitch 5.13 on a wall in Barrah Canyon of Wadi Rum, Jordan. After their send, Muskett said, “Really happy to have managed to make the […]


Watch Ben Rueck and Anna Pfaff Send in Thailand

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch a short film with crusher Ben Rueck and Anna Pfaff climbing on classic steep routes in Thailand.


Sebastien Berthe Repeats Heart Route 5.13b in Yosemite

November 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Belgian climber Sebastien Berthe has made the second free ascent of the Heart Route 5.13b on El Cap in Yosemite. It took 23-year-old Berthe six days with Simon Castagne. The route was first climbed […]


Watch Jakob Schubert Send Bügeleisen Sit V15

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jakob Schubert Send Bügeleisen Sit V15

Having tested his limits in sport climbing with routes up to 5.15b, Jakob Schubert was keen to see what he can do in bouldering. In early 2015 he decides to lay his hands on […]