Luka Lindic and Ines Papert Climb Often-Tried Kokshall-too Alpine

October 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Luka Lindic and Ines Papert Climb Often-Tried Kokshall-too Alpine

Slovenian Luka Lindic and German Ines Papert made the first ascent of the 1,200-metre couloir on the southeast aspect of Kyzyl Asker, a 5,842-metre peak in Western Kokshaal-too. The route was first spotted in […]


Watch Adam Ondra Climb New 5.15b in Slovakia

October 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra Climb New 5.15b in Slovakia

Adam Ondra made the first ascent of Robin Ud 5.15b, his 15th of the grade or harder, and onsighted a 5.14c called C’est la vie, his 21st onsight of 5.14c or harder, at Alternativna […]


Junko Tabei, First Woman to Summit Everest, Passes at 77

October 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Junko Tabei, First Woman to Summit Everest, Passes at 77

Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest, has passed away at 77. Tabei was 35 when she climbed Everest in 1975 and she went on to become the first woman to climb […]


Adam Ondra Rests to Attempt to Send The Nose in Yosemite

October 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Rests to Attempt to Send The Nose in Yosemite

Adam Ondra climbed to pitch 16 on the Dawn Wall, noting how difficult the crux 5.14+ pitches are. Statement from Ondra released from Black Diamond: “Yesterday was another day on the Dawn Wall. We […]


Cho Oyu First Climbed 62 Years Ago Today, Oct. 19

October 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Cho Oyu First Climbed 62 Years Ago Today, Oct. 19

Cho Oyu was first climbed on Oct. 19, 1954 and is the sixth highest mountain in the world at 8,188 metres. Cho Oyu means Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan and it stands about 20 kilometres […]


Watch Strong Chamonix Alpinists Climb in the Garhwal Himalayas

October 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Strong Chamonix Alpinists Climb in the Garhwal Himalayas

Six strong alpinists from Chamonix reached the summit of the Bhagirathi III in the Garhwal Himalaya. The team composed of Fanny Schmutz and Elodie Lecomte climbed the Scottish Pillar on the Southwest face over […]


Watch Anna Gutwin Send a Vermont V6

October 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Anna Gutwin Send a Vermont V6

Smuggler’s Notch is home to some of the best bouldering in Vermont. Watch Anna Gutwin send her project Little Cottonwood V6 in this great edit. Anna Gutwin Sending Little Cottonwood (V6) from Outdoor Gear […]