Marc-Andre Leclerc Attempts Torre Egger Solo in Winter

September 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Marc-Andre Leclerc Attempts Torre Egger Solo in Winter

On Sept. 12, Canadian crusher Marc-Andre Leclerc attempted to solo Torre Egger in winter conditions. According to Rolando Gariboti’s Patagonia Vertical, “Climbing via the lengthy east face, following the ‘winter link-up’ into Titanic line, […]


Angie Payne Reflects on One Day Sends of V11 and V13

September 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Angie Payne Reflects on One Day Sends of V11 and V13

Angie Payne reflecting on one of her best days ever in the Colorado alpine sending V11 and V13.


Markus Pucher’s Cerro Torre Solo Attempt Ends Near Summit

September 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Markus Pucher’s Cerro Torre Solo Attempt Ends Near Summit

Marcus Pucher soloed the Ragni route on Cerro Torre on Sept. 3 and stopped only 40 metres from the summit. The snow and rime ice conditions were too difficult to risk climbing. The strong […]


Jon Siegrist’s Second Free Ascent of Colorado 5.14 at 4,200 metres

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Jon Siegrist’s Second Free Ascent of Colorado 5.14 at 4,200 metres

Jon Siegrist recently made the second ascent the Full Dunn/Westbay on Long’s Peak’s Diamond in Colorado. The 10-pitch 5.14a is one of the hardest routes at the elevation of 4,200 metres in North America. […]


Watch Nalle Hukkataival and Friends’ 2016 Summer in South Africa

September 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nalle Hukkataival and Friends’ 2016 Summer in South Africa

Nalle Hukkataival is one of the world’s leading boulderers. Martin Mobraten has produced this short film about Hukkataival’s summer in Africa sending hard routes up to V15. Follow Hukkataival here for regular updates.


Watch Wild Climbing in France at Seynes

September 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Wild Climbing in France at Seynes

Watch Mickaël Fuselier on Dinosaure 5.13c and Nina Caprez climb Rien de nouveau sous le soleil 5.13c at Seynes, France.


Second Free Ascent of Big 5.14 in Dolomites

September 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Second Free Ascent of Big 5.14 in Dolomites

Jacek Matuszek and Łukasz Dudek have made the second free ascent of the Spanish Route 5.14 500 metres on the north face of the Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Italian Dolomites. The two […]