Sean Villanueva is True Adventure Climber

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Sean Villanueva is True Adventure Climber

Sean Villanueva is a leading off-piste adventure climber who goes big on remote walls. He has toured around Canada, from establishing new routes on Baffin Island to sending in the Bugaboos, he is known […]


U.K. Climber Solos 600 Routes in a Day

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on U.K. Climber Solos 600 Routes in a Day

U.K. climber Pete Bridgewood has soloed 600 routes in 10.5 hours of climbing. He visited classic crags such as Castle Naze, Harborough Rocks, Roaches, Gib Tor and Rainster Rocks. He told UKClimbing.com in an […]


Rustam Gelmanov Sends Colorado V16

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Rustam Gelmanov Sends Colorado V16

Rustom Gemanov has made the second ascent of Daniel Woods’ hard problem in Rocky Mountain National Park called Hypnotized Minds V16. The first ascent was in 2010 on the Veritas Boulder. After the send, […]


Adam Ondra Climbs Another New 5.15a in Flatanger

June 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Climbs Another New 5.15a in Flatanger

Adam Ondra has established most of the world’s hardest routes and according to 8a.nu, he is continuing the trend at Flatanger. On his scorecard, he wrote, “Absolutely crazy inverted roof boulder problem after having […]


New Routes on Baffin Island by Strong Team

June 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Routes on Baffin Island by Strong Team

Nico Favresse has sent an update about new routes that have been climbed on Baffin Island in northern Canada. The Island has some of the world’s biggest granite monoliths and while climbers have been […]


First Look at Mirror Wall, Film About Mega New Greenland Big Wall

June 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on First Look at Mirror Wall, Film About Mega New Greenland Big Wall

As part of a select expedition team led by British climber Leo Houlding, Sheffield-based adventure filmmakers Coldhouse Collective have documented the challenging first ascent of the northwest face of Greenland’s 1,200-metre Mirror Wall. This autumn, […]


Watch Adam Ondra Climb New 5.15b, Hardest Route in France

June 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra Climb New 5.15b, Hardest Route in France

This past November, Adam Ondra made the first ascent of C.R.S. 5.15b, the hardest sport climb in France. For Ondra, this route meant progression, as it was the quickest he had ever redpointed 5.15b. […]