Sasha DiGiulian Sends New 5.13 at Red River Gorge

October 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Sasha DiGiulian Sends New 5.13 at Red River Gorge

Sasha DiGiulian has made the first ascent of Swim Test 5.13+ at the Real Deep End. The route was bolted by Dario Ventura and shortly after DiGiulian’s send, Dru Mack made the second ascent. […]


Nina Williams Sends Final Frontier in Yosemite

October 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Nina Williams Sends Final Frontier in Yosemite

Nina Williams has sent the nine-pitch Final Frontier 5.13b on Fifi Buttress in Yosemite. The first ascent was in 1999 by Dan McDevitt with Sue McDevitt, Brittany Griffith and Penny Black at 5.7 A3. […]


Rare Ascent of Irish Sea Stack by Iain Miller and Paulina Kaniszewska

October 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Rare Ascent of Irish Sea Stack by Iain Miller and Paulina Kaniszewska

The Dún Briste sea stack is at Downpatrick Head in Ireland. Iain Miller and Paulina Kaniszewska recently made what could be the second ascent. The 60-metre tall stack was attached to Ireland’s coast until […]


Watch Edu Marin Send WoGü, Multi-Pitch 5.14 in Ratikon

October 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Edu Marin Send WoGü, Multi-Pitch 5.14 in Ratikon

WoGü was established in 1997 on the seventh Kirchlispitze in the Rätikon in Switzerland by Beat Kammerlander and friends. A 15-year-old Adam Ondra made the first free ascent in nearly a decade ago. Named […]


Watch Chris Schulte Climb Hard Cracks in Indian Creek

October 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Schulte Climb Hard Cracks in Indian Creek

Chris Schulte has spent a lot of time bouldering in Indian Creek over the past few years. He always knew he would come back around to trad climbing, but didn’t expect it to happen […]


New 18-Pitch 5.9R in Red Rock is Dream of Wild Cheeseburgers

October 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New 18-Pitch 5.9R in Red Rock is Dream of Wild Cheeseburgers

Sam Boyce and Kyle Willis climbed a new 18-pitch 5.9+ at Red Rock this September. They called their new route Dream of Wild Cheeseburgers and it climbs the Aeolian Wall on Mount Wilson. The […]


Watch Lena Hermann Send Battle Cat 5.14c

October 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Lena Hermann Send Battle Cat 5.14c

Watch Lena Herrmann send Battle Cat 5.14c in the Frankenjura. The 22-year-old was the first woman to climb the grade at the famous area. She also ticked a number of 5.14bs, including Father and […]