Nicholas Milburn Sends Paint it Black V15 in Colorado

December 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Nicholas Milburn Sends Paint it Black V15 in Colorado

Nicholas Milburn has sent Paint it Black V15 in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The overhanging compression problem was first climbed by Daniel Woods in 2012 and has been repeated by Ian Dory, Paul Robinson, Dave […]


Canadian Stu Smith Sends New 5.12R in Utah

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Canadian Stu Smith Sends New 5.12R in Utah

Squamish-based Stu Smith has established a number of R-rated routes over the past few seasons. On Boxing Day, he climbed a new 5.12+R in Black Rocks Canyon near St. George, Utah. Watch Smith on […]


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 […]