Americans Climb New Hard Route in Northern Kenya

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Americans Climb New Hard Route in Northern Kenya

Cedar Wright and Maury Birdwell have climbed a new route in Northern Kenya they are calling The Samburu Direct. The remote rock feature the route climbs is known as the Cat. “The route is […]


Elisabeth Revol to Attempt Manaslu in Winter and Alone

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Elisabeth Revol to Attempt Manaslu in Winter and Alone

French climber Elisabeth Revol is currently on her way to attempt a bold ascent. She will be attempting to climb the 8,156-metre Manaslu without a partner or bottled oxygen and in the calendar winter […]


Chris Sharma and Friends Climb at La Comarca

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Chris Sharma and Friends Climb at La Comarca

Chris Sharma and friends visit the popular bouldering area of La Comarca in Spain. Watch Sharma, Pol Roca, Eric Lopez and Paul Robinson climb a few steep lines in the Pyrenees.


Watch Alex Luger on The Gift 5.14b in Ratikon

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Luger on The Gift 5.14b in Ratikon

Alex Luger has climbed a new route in the Ratikon that he calls The Gift 5.14b. The seven-pitch 350-metre line took him two years of hard training and preparation to redpoint in a day. […]


Watch Soloist Pass Climbers on Red Rocks Route

December 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Soloist Pass Climbers on Red Rocks Route

Watch as a climber passes a roped party on Dark Shadows 5.8 in Red Rocks. “My buddy and I were climbing Dark Shadows in Red Rocks when we were passed. He was very polite […]


Young Alpinists Climb Grand Capucin in Chamonix

December 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Young Alpinists Climb Grand Capucin in Chamonix

A group of young alpine climbers head to Chamonix to climb Grand Capucin under the leadership of experienced climbers Pavel “Bača” Vrtík, Honza “Stračena” Straka, Honza Zbranek and Pavel “Johnny” Jonák. The young climbers […]


New Alpine Route on Gimmigela East in Nepal

December 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on New Alpine Route on Gimmigela East in Nepal

Hansjorg Auer and Alex Bluemel have made the first ascent of the north face ot Gimmigela East in alpine style. They are the first to attempt the 7,005-metre peak’s north side and are only […]