Hazel Findlay Sends Mind Control 5.14c in Oliana

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Hazel Findlay Sends Mind Control 5.14c in Oliana

Hazel Findlay has made her hardest ascent to date with a send of Mind Control 5.14c in Oliana, Spain. Findlay wrote on Instagram after sending the 50-metre tufa route, “This is the only route […]


New Route in Patagonia on Colmillo Sur is Califlores

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on New Route in Patagonia on Colmillo Sur is Califlores

Tad McCrea and Jonathan Griffin climbed a new route up the east face and south ridge of Colmillo Sur on Glaciar Marconi. The new 350-metre route is called Califlores, named after a local flower […]


Watch Climb of Classic Patagonia Ice Route on Cerro Torre

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Climb of Classic Patagonia Ice Route on Cerro Torre

Watch the New Zealand alpine climbing team climb Cerro Torre in Patagonia via the Ragni Route. This film was made over several attempts, three unsuccessful and one successful. Various partners including Kim Ladiges, Steve […]


Nina Williams Sends Highball Ambrosia in Bishop

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Nina Williams Sends Highball Ambrosia in Bishop

American crusher Nina Williams sent the popular highball problem Ambrosia in the Buttermilks of Bishop. The strong 26-year-old sent the 15-metre high (as tall as many crag routes) V11 after a number of working […]


Watch Whitney Clark and Jenny Abegg Climb Stuart Range Granite

February 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Whitney Clark and Jenny Abegg Climb Stuart Range Granite

Whitney Clark and Jenny Abegg climb 18 pitches in 18 hours, including Acid Baby, Solid Gold and Iconoclast in the Stuart Range of Washington State.


Watch Trailer to New Film on Rocklands Bouldering

February 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Trailer to New Film on Rocklands Bouldering

Louder Than 11 has a new film about Rocklands called Dreamland. Watch Jorg Verhoeven send The Vice V13 and Katha Saurwein send Pinotage V8.


American Margo Hayes Sends La Rambla 5.15a, Makes History

February 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on American Margo Hayes Sends La Rambla 5.15a, Makes History

According to the climber’s site 8a.nu, Margo Hayes sent La Rambla 5.15a in Spain. “Margo Hayes has become the first female to have mastered the 9a+ [5.15a] grade by doing La Rambla in Siurana […]