Watch Trailer to Wide Boyz Climbing Czech Sandstone

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Trailer to Wide Boyz Climbing Czech Sandstone

Wide Boyz climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker climb the classic steep and difficult Czech sandstone.


Strong European Team Frees Big Wall in Patagonia

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Strong European Team Frees Big Wall in Patagonia

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll, Siebe Vanhee and Nicolas Favresse have sent a El Regalo de Mwono up the east face of the Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia. The route is 1,200 metres and was […]


Watch Megan Mascarenas Boulder in Fontainebleau

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Megan Mascarenas Boulder in Fontainebleau

Here is a film about Megan Mascarenas in Fontainebleau back in October 2016. Dealing with the weather and rock conditions, getting into the atmosphere of this enchanted forest, exploring the specific needs of compression […]


Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

In 2007, Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer soloed the 1,000-metre Fish Route 5.12 up the south face of the Marmolada in the Italian Dolomite. The route was first climbed in 1981 by Jindrich Suster and […]


Watch Bouldering at Cloggy in North Wales

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Bouldering at Cloggy in North Wales

A bitterly cold and windy day up at the Cloggy boulder in North Wales spent trying to stay warm climbing. “After repeating Dave Noden’s classic crimp fest, Zeno, I set to work on the […]


Canadians Climb Despite Cold Patagonia Weather

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadians Climb Despite Cold Patagonia Weather

Between Argentina and Chile, it’s been a cold and wet season in Patagonia. Many strong climbers have visited and left after weeks without a send. Often, it is because their objectives need more than […]


Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

Watch Lee Cossey send an old Grampians project and make the first ascent of Agent of Cool 5.13d). Agent of Cool is on of the most difficult trad routes down under.