New Mixed Route on Tour Ronde Near Chamonix

December 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Mixed Route on Tour Ronde Near Chamonix

Stuart Macdonald and Matt Helliker have climbed a new six-pitch M6+ up the northwest face of Tour Ronde near Chamonix. The mountain guides named their new route Rotatornator and climbed it on Dec. 7. […]


Watch Gnarly Bouldering Compression Mantle Problem

December 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Gnarly Bouldering Compression Mantle Problem

Watch Ned Feehally climbing his masterpiece Ned Zepplin V11, one of the U.K.’s hardest mantels. Feehally made the first ascent in 2014.


Wideboyz Set New Staffordshire Nose Speed Record

December 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Wideboyz Set New Staffordshire Nose Speed Record

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker, also known as the Wideboyz, broke the Staffordshire Nose record this summer. The challenge was known as the Brown-Whillans Day Out, which involved climbing all of Joe Brown and […]


Will Gadd Shares Japan Ice and Near Miss Story

December 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Will Gadd Shares Japan Ice and Near Miss Story

In the winter of 2015, Will Gadd, Sarah Hueniken, John Price and Ed Hannam met up in Japan for some ice climbing. Hannam is a local climber who runs IceClimbingJapan.com and had promised lots […]


New Hard Route on Eiger by Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski

December 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on New Hard Route on Eiger by Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski

Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski have made the first ascent of the 1,800-metre Titanic 5.10c M5 A3 up the north face of the Eiger. The two climbers spent seven days on the wall. Tomaszewski […]


Watch Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Boulder in the Grampians

December 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Boulder in the Grampians

The variety of rock in the Grampians is incredible and makes for varied climbing throughout the areas. This video shows some of the most interesting rock from the waves and swirls of Kindergarten to […]


Watch Jozef Kristoffy Send Tatras Hardest Multi-Pitch

December 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jozef Kristoffy Send Tatras Hardest Multi-Pitch

Jozef Kristoffy recently made the first free ascent of Corona 5.14c on Jastrabia Veza in Slovakia. It is the hardest multi-pitch in the Tatras Mountains on the border of Slovakia and Poland. Watch Kristoffy […]