Short Film on Popular Mont Blanc’s Goûter Route

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Short Film on Popular Mont Blanc’s Goûter Route

David Linnett has produced this short video about a recent trip to Chamonix in the French Alps for an ascent of the Goûter Route on Mont Blanc 4,808 metres, the highest point in Western […]


Andy Salo Sends Bro-Zone, Gunks Hardest Route at 5.14b

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Andy Salo Sends Bro-Zone, Gunks Hardest Route at 5.14b

The Gunks in New York has long been one of North America’s top climbing areas. Andy Salo, 33, has made the first ascent of Bro-Zone 5.14b, the hardest route at the Gunks. The hard […]


Watch a Film About Yorkshire Bouldering

November 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Film About Yorkshire Bouldering

The long awaited second series of This is Yorkshire. Filmed over the last three winters, this film captures the beauty of Yorkshire bouldering and the people operating in it. From well known to lesser […]


Adam Ondra Finds Dawn Wall Complex and Difficult

October 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Finds Dawn Wall Complex and Difficult

Adam Ondra has spent a number of days on the Dawn Wall in Yosemite over the past few weeks. After making quick progress up the initial pitches, he is finding the crux pitches complex […]


Daniel Jung and Dai Koyamada Send Corona 5.15a in Frankenjura

October 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Daniel Jung and Dai Koyamada Send Corona 5.15a in Frankenjura

Dai Koyamada and Daniel Jung have repeated Corona 5.15a in Frankenjura, Germany. The burly route was first climbed in 2006 by Markus Bock and had a second ascent by Adam Ondra in 2009. It’s […]


Adam Ondra Climbs The Nose in a Day with Dad, Almost Sends

October 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Climbs The Nose in a Day with Dad, Almost Sends

On Oct. 24, Adam Ondra attempted to onsight The Nose in a day with his dad belaying. Ondra onsighted everything to the Great Roof 5.13, which he attempted a few times but never sent. […]


Nalle Hukkataival Sends First Ever V17

October 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Nalle Hukkataival Sends First Ever V17

Nalle Hukkataival sent the “Lappnor Project” in Finland on Sun. Oct. 23 and named it Burden of Dreams V17 (9A). The hard problem had been attempted by some of the world’s best boulderers and […]