Watch Magnus Midtbø Soloing Big Route in Verdon

March 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Magnus Midtbø Soloing Big Route in Verdon

Watch Magnus Midtbø soloing in the Gorges du Verdon, France. For more on this effort, visit Midtbø’s Instagram account here.


Edu and Novato Marin Complete Alps Project

March 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Edu and Novato Marin Complete Alps Project

Edu and his father Novato Marin climb Samsara, a 200-metre 5.14a in Austria. Samsara was first climbed by Alex Huber and is a mixed route with bolts and cracks that require gear. “It goes by three […]


Dai Koyamada Climbs New V15

March 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Dai Koyamada Climbs New V15

Dai Koyamada reported that he made the first ascent of Rokudou V15. Koyamada added three moves to a V14/15 that he sent last week at the Kagura Cave called Meikyoushisui to form Rokudou. At […]


Jon Cardwell’s Second Ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Jon Cardwell’s Second Ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d

Jon Cardwell has climbed most of the hardest routes at Rifle and has now made the second ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d. For nearly two decades, the Colorado crag has has been at the […]


Watch Adam Ondra Send Verdon 5.14

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra Send Verdon 5.14

Watch Adam Ondra climbing in the Ramirole Cave in Verdon. In this short clip, Ondra unlocks L’enculeur de moches 5.14b on his second attempt.


Watch Pirmin Bertle’s First Ascent of New Patagonia V14/15

March 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pirmin Bertle’s First Ascent of New Patagonia V14/15

Watch German climber Pirmin Bertle on The Cold and Smelly Breath of Death V14/15 in Patagonia.  “We wanted to leave El Chalten to visit Puerto Natales for only some days, but then I found […]


Watch Angelika Rainer Send a D14 in Italy

March 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Angelika Rainer Send a D14 in Italy

Watch Angelika Rainer send Low G-Man at Bus del Quai in Italy, her first D14. Rainer told PlanetMountain.com, “What makes me happy is that these three routes offer different styles of climbing, requiring technique, […]