Watch Jerry Moffat talk Training and More

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jerry Moffat talk Training and More

Jerry Moffatt is a legend of our sport. He was playing a leading role in the development of sport climbing and bouldering in the 1980s and 90s. Being a superb competition climber as well, […]


Watch Dave MacLeod Send Magic Wood V14

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Dave MacLeod Send Magic Wood V14

Strong U.K. climber Dave MacLeod recently sent the sit start to Shallow Water to Riverbed V14 in Magic Wood, Switzerland. He sent the stand start last year, but had made the sit start one […]


South American Cholita Climbers Aim for Aconcagua

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on South American Cholita Climbers Aim for Aconcagua

For the past few years, a number of Aymara indigenous women in Bolivia have been climbing high peaks. Aged 42 to 50, the 11 women gained experience working for mountaineers around Huayna Potosi, a […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Joe Kinder Climb at Figlos

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma and Joe Kinder Climb at Figlos

This winter, Joe Kinder and Chris Sharma checked out the beautiful cave in Figols. We heard of a classics route David Gambus put up some years back ad were keen to see what it […]


Hard International Sends Include Strong Young Climbers

April 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Hard International Sends Include Strong Young Climbers

Laura Rogora is only 14 but has sent 5.14d and recently onsighted Batuka 5.13+ in Margalef. After her send, she said, “The route is divided in two sections with a very good rest in […]


Watch Big Wall Aid Climbing and Base Jumping in Antarctica

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Big Wall Aid Climbing and Base Jumping in Antarctica

Watch as Sam Beaugey, Manu Pellissier, Seb Collomb-Gros and Géraldine Fasnacht decided to try something never done before. They wanted to travel through Antarctica to ski, aid climb, snow kite, paraglide and base jump, and […]


Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

April 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Austin Howell Soloing Four 5.12s

Austin Howell is an American climber who is known for his free solos. Last weekend, he soloed four 5.12s at Foster Falls in Tennessee: Boy 5.12b/c, The Lion 5.12c, Satisfaction 5.12b and First Offense […]