Watch Pamela Shanti Pack on a 5.13 Off-Width First Ascent

June 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pamela Shanti Pack on a 5.13 Off-Width First Ascent

Pamela Shanti Pack makes the first ascent of Am I Evil? This four-pitch 5.13 off-width is found in the famous Moab.


Watch Ben Rueck on the Splitter Pure Pressure 5.14

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ben Rueck on the Splitter Pure Pressure 5.14

American crusher Ben Rueck talks about Pure Pressure, a vicious desert finger crack. Rueck wrote about the climb and skipping the bolts in a feature for Gripped magazine this month.


Alex Honnold Solos Hard Ireland Route The Complete Scream

June 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Honnold Solos Hard Ireland Route The Complete Scream

Alex Honnold is currently touring around the U.K. and yesterday stopped by Ireland’s Fair Head to repeat a difficult route by soloing it. The line was first climbed in 2005 by Ricky Bell at a grade […]


Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris on Their Salathe Wall Record

June 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris on Their Salathe Wall Record

Libby Sauter and Alix Morris set the female speed record on El Cap’s legendary Salathe Wall in the fall of 2015. For more info on the send visit here.


Colin Haley Solos the Infinite Spur on Mount Foraker

June 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Colin Haley Solos the Infinite Spur on Mount Foraker

Colin Haley has had one of the most accomplished years by any alpinist ever. He has continued his big 2016 with two ascents of the Infinite Spur on Mount Foraker in Alaska. Haley refers […]


Canadian Philip Quade’s Summer 2016 Road Trip: Part One

June 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Philip Quade’s Summer 2016 Road Trip: Part One

Talk about a wild week. Since leaving Calgary last Sunday, I’ve seen sun, snow, rain and hail. Temps have ranged from -2 C to 30 C in just one week over four states. My first […]


Watch Drew Ruana Send The Assassin 5.14d in Smith Rock

June 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Drew Ruana Send The Assassin 5.14d in Smith Rock

On Feb 13, 2016, 16-year-old Drew Ruana made the first free ascent of The Assassin at Smith Rock. He proposed a 5.14d, which makes it the hardest route at the famous crag. The line […]