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 […]


Young Alpinists Climb Grand Capucin in Chamonix

December 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Young Alpinists Climb Grand Capucin in Chamonix

A group of young alpine climbers head to Chamonix to climb Grand Capucin under the leadership of experienced climbers Pavel “Bača” Vrtík, Honza “Stračena” Straka, Honza Zbranek and Pavel “Johnny” Jonák. The young climbers […]


New Alpine Route on Gimmigela East in Nepal

December 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on New Alpine Route on Gimmigela East in Nepal

Hansjorg Auer and Alex Bluemel have made the first ascent of the north face ot Gimmigela East in alpine style. They are the first to attempt the 7,005-metre peak’s north side and are only […]


Highlights by Scott Eveleigh of 2015/16 Bouldering

December 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Highlights by Scott Eveleigh of 2015/16 Bouldering

This short highlight reel features sends and falls over a few seasons of bouldering by Scott Eveleigh. Areas include Joe’s Valley, The Nest in the Rockies, Big Rock near Calgary, Gift Horse and The […]


Watch a Send of Happy Ending 5.13 in Nevada

December 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Happy Ending 5.13 in Nevada

Watch a send of Happy Ending 5.13 at Sun City in Mesquite, Nevada. A short film by Stu Smith.


Canadians Crushing in Warmer-than-Canada Spain

December 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadians Crushing in Warmer-than-Canada Spain

A number of Canadians are spending the last part of 2016 climbing in Europe, some of them in sunny Spain. Amanda Berezowski recently sent Pegue Nocturno 5.13b in Cova Gran de Santa Linya and […]