Footage of David Lama, Lunag Ri and Conrad Anker Heart Attack

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Footage of David Lama, Lunag Ri and Conrad Anker Heart Attack

After David Lama, 26, and Conrad Anker, 54, turned back just 300 metres below the summit of Lunag Ri 6,907m in November 2015, the two made another attempt to climb the it in 2016. […]


James Pearson Repeats Carbondale Short Bus in Indian Creek

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on James Pearson Repeats Carbondale Short Bus in Indian Creek

James Pearson recently climbed Carbondale Short Bus 5.14 in Indian Creek for the route’s possible third ascent. It was first climbed in 2012 by Hayden Kennedy and is protected by some of the smallest […]


New Variation to Classic Alpine Line Beyond Good and Evil

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Variation to Classic Alpine Line Beyond Good and Evil

Strong European climbers Jeff Mercier, Xavier Cailhol, Lucien Boucansaud and Bastien Lardat have climbed a new variation to the classic 600-metre Alp’s route Beyond Good and Evil M6. First climbed in 1992 by Mark […]


Chris Snobeck Makes Third Ascent of Saphira M15

January 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Chris Snobeck Makes Third Ascent of Saphira M15

American climber Chris Snobeck sent Saphira M15- for the route’s third ascent after 35 minutes of climbing. The steep mixed route in Vail is considered one of the most difficult single-pitch mixed routes in […]


Luka Lindič and Ines Papert Free Big Alpine Routes

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Luka Lindič and Ines Papert Free Big Alpine Routes

German climber Ines Papert and Slovenian Luka Lindič have accomplished some big climbs recently. In China, they made a successful climb of the difficult southeast face of the Kyzyl Asker 5,842m up their new […]


Lonnie Kauk’s Second Ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosemite

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Lonnie Kauk’s Second Ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosemite

Lonnie Kauk has made the second ascent of Magic Line 5.14b in Yosmite. His dad, Ron Kauk, made the first ascent on Dec. 6, 1996. On Instagram, Lonnie wrote, “20 years later and second […]


Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia Up Eiger Gets Second Ascent

January 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia Up Eiger Gets Second Ascent

Roger Schaeli had reported on Instagram that he, Thomas Huber and Stephan Siegrist have made the second ascent of Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia up the north face of the Eiger. Schaeli had climbed the original […]