Watch ‘A Story of Bouldering in Indian Creek’

May 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch ‘A Story of Bouldering in Indian Creek’

In winter/spring of 2016, Nathaniel Davison had the chance to visit Indian Creek along with his climbing partners Wes Walker, Connor Griffith and Carlo Traversi. The Creek is known for its splitter sandstone cracks, […]


Isabelle Faus Sends New V13 in Rocky Mountain National Park

May 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Isabelle Faus Sends New V13 in Rocky Mountain National Park

Isabelle Faus became the fifth female boulderer to send V14 with her 2015 send of Fred Nicole’s Amandla in Rocklands, which was also the first female ascent of the route. Previous to that, the […]


Watch Film about Riders on the Storm: Big Patagonia Route that Almost Went Free

May 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Film about Riders on the Storm: Big Patagonia Route that Almost Went Free

On February 6, top free climbers Ines Papert and Mayan Smith-Gobat summited Torres Central, in Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. They climbed the big east face. 25 years after the first ascent, […]


Alberta’s Andrew Funk and Matt Hendsbee Send in Joe’s Valley

May 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Alberta’s Andrew Funk and Matt Hendsbee Send in Joe’s Valley

Andrew Funk and Matt Hendsbee are celebrated comp climbers from Alberta who have been putting their skills to work in Joe’s Valley over the past week. The biggest crux of the trip was the weather, […]


Emily Harrington on Training and Mountain Life

May 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Emily Harrington on Training and Mountain Life

Emily Harrington lives and trains to become the best all around mountain athlete she can at her home in Tahoe, California. With some help from her friends, she keeps her routines diverse and fun […]


Basecamp Podcast Discussion with David Lama

May 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Basecamp Podcast Discussion with David Lama

David Lama is currently one of the world’s leading alpine free climbers, but like many of today’s top senders he started in a gym. In 2004 and 2005, he was the Youth World Champion. […]


Strong Brits Repeat Hard Yosemite Route El Nino

May 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Strong Brits Repeat Hard Yosemite Route El Nino

British climbers Robbie Phillips and Jacob Cook have both sent El Nino 5.13c on El Cap in Yosemite. “This doesn’t just count as another big rock climb for me to tick of the list, […]