Great Short Film about Trad Climbing in Jordan

November 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Great Short Film about Trad Climbing in Jordan

Dominik Schmidbauer, Jonas Haring and Micheal Seidl team up for a for a few weeks of climbing in Jordan. Their main goal was to climb a new route on gear.


Sébastien Lapierre of Quebec to Ski to South Pole Solo

November 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Sébastien Lapierre of Quebec to Ski to South Pole Solo

Sébastien Lapierre is attempting to become the first Canadian to complete a solo Antarctic ski expedition without any assistance. In 2010, he completed a Greenland Ice Cap ski expedition. In 2013, he completed a […]


Canadian Catherine Laflamme Sends Historic Future Shock

November 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Catherine Laflamme Sends Historic Future Shock

Catherine Laflamme is currently living in Innsbruck, Austria, working on her PhD. The strong Canadian has sent Future Shock, a classic Reini Scherer route in Tirol. Scherer made the first free ascent in 1993 […]


Adam Ondra to Top Dawn Wall with Free/Aid Ascent

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra to Top Dawn Wall with Free/Aid Ascent

Adam Ondra is staying focused on the Dawn Wall, despite the heavy rains and poor climbing conditions. “After the period of rain and two days of rest, I went onto the wall with Pavel […]


Short Film on Popular Mont Blanc’s Goûter Route

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Short Film on Popular Mont Blanc’s Goûter Route

David Linnett has produced this short video about a recent trip to Chamonix in the French Alps for an ascent of the Goûter Route on Mont Blanc 4,808 metres, the highest point in Western […]


Andy Salo Sends Bro-Zone, Gunks Hardest Route at 5.14b

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Andy Salo Sends Bro-Zone, Gunks Hardest Route at 5.14b

The Gunks in New York has long been one of North America’s top climbing areas. Andy Salo, 33, has made the first ascent of Bro-Zone 5.14b, the hardest route at the Gunks. The hard […]


Watch a Film About Yorkshire Bouldering

November 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Film About Yorkshire Bouldering

The long awaited second series of This is Yorkshire. Filmed over the last three winters, this film captures the beauty of Yorkshire bouldering and the people operating in it. From well known to lesser […]