Throwback Thursday: Watch First Ascent of Jumbo Love 5.15b

April 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: Watch First Ascent of Jumbo Love 5.15b

In 2007, Chris Sharma sent his big project at Clark Mountain in California called Jumbo Love 5.15b. The first online video about the first ascent from a decade ago just hit the internet this […]


Watch Nina Williams Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

April 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nina Williams Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

On Feb. 28, 2017, American crusher Nina Williams sent Ambrosia, a 15-metre highball on the Grandpa Peabody Boulder in the Buttermilks of Bishop. It was the first female ascent of the bold problem. The […]


Ethan Pringle Sends New 5.14+ Everything is Karate

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ethan Pringle Sends New 5.14+ Everything is Karate

Ethan Pringle has sent Everything is Karate, a new 5.14c/d near Bishop after a number of days on it. On Instagram, he wrote, “YEESSSSSSSS!!! SENT!!!! MANAGED!!!! Everything is Karate 5.14c/d. Felt really focused today […]


More 5.15 Sends Continues Epic 5.15 Send Train

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on More 5.15 Sends Continues Epic 5.15 Send Train

It wasn’t too long ago when a 5.15 send was a big deal, so big that all of the media covered it and echos of it could be heard in climbing gyms for weeks. […]


Adam Ondra Gets Second Ascent of Lapsus 5.15b in Italy

April 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Gets Second Ascent of Lapsus 5.15b in Italy

Adam Ondra is on fire this week with a number of hard sends. Yesterday, he posted on Instagram that he made the second ascent of Lapsus 5.15b at Andonno in Italy. A short while […]


Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

Juliane Wurm was one of the world’s leading comp climbers for a decade when she decided to stop competing last year. The strong German climber started when she was 13 and won her first […]


Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14b and Talks the Language of Chalk

April 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14b and Talks the Language of Chalk

Watch Adam Ondra onsight Masters of the Universe 5.14b in Frankenjura. He also chats about the process of onsighting and how chalk on the rock can tell you everything you need to know about […]