Jon Cardwell’s Second Ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Jon Cardwell’s Second Ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d

Jon Cardwell has climbed most of the hardest routes at Rifle and has now made the second ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d. For nearly two decades, the Colorado crag has has been at the […]


Watch Adam Ondra Send Verdon 5.14

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra Send Verdon 5.14

Watch Adam Ondra climbing in the Ramirole Cave in Verdon. In this short clip, Ondra unlocks L’enculeur de moches 5.14b on his second attempt.


Watch Pirmin Bertle’s First Ascent of New Patagonia V14/15

March 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pirmin Bertle’s First Ascent of New Patagonia V14/15

Watch German climber Pirmin Bertle on The Cold and Smelly Breath of Death V14/15 in Patagonia.  “We wanted to leave El Chalten to visit Puerto Natales for only some days, but then I found […]


Watch Angelika Rainer Send a D14 in Italy

March 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Angelika Rainer Send a D14 in Italy

Watch Angelika Rainer send Low G-Man at Bus del Quai in Italy, her first D14. Rainer told PlanetMountain.com, “What makes me happy is that these three routes offer different styles of climbing, requiring technique, […]


Watch Ryuichi Murai’s Wild V15 Send

March 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ryuichi Murai’s Wild V15 Send

Ryuichi Murai has climbed a number of hard boulders, including this V15 in Japan. Over the past few weeks, Murai has climbed a few V14s and recently send Dai Koyamada’s Babel 8C (V15) in […]


Sachi Amma and Friends Send Japan’s Asagimadara V15

March 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Sachi Amma and Friends Send Japan’s Asagimadara V15

Sachi Amma, Adam Ondra and Jongwon Chon sent Asagimadara on Mount Mizugaki in Japan on March 16. The highball V15 was first climbed by Tokio Muroi in 2011, was repeated in 2013 by Toru Nakajima […]


Sean McColl Sends Classic Grit Route Gaia

March 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Sean McColl Sends Classic Grit Route Gaia

Watch Sean McColl send the classic Gaia E8 6c in the U.K. The route was first climbed by Johnny Dawes and was the thing of legends after the film Hard Grit came out in […]