Watch First Ascent of Moveable Feast on Thalay Sagar

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Moveable Feast on Thalay Sagar

From Sept. 9 to 17 last year, the Moscow alpine team made the first ascent of Moveable Feast on the Indian Himalayan peak Thalay Sagar, which stands at 6,904 metres.


Patxi Usobiaga Sends Papichulo 5.15a in Spain

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Patxi Usobiaga Sends Papichulo 5.15a in Spain

Patxi Usobiaga is no stranger to 5.15 sends, as his first was in 2004 with the third ascent of Realization in Ceuse. A few years after that, he repeated La Rambla at Siurana. Now, […]


Watch First Ascent of Massive Madagascar 5.13

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Massive Madagascar 5.13

Watch strong Euros Sean Villanueva and Siebe Vanhee make the first ascent of Fire in the Bell 5.13 up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar. Their new 700-metre route was climbed ground up and included whippers.


Watch Wide Boyz Climb Hard Czech Sandstone

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Wide Boyz Climb Hard Czech Sandstone

Wide Boyz climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker climb the classic steep and difficult Czech sandstone.


Watch Gritstone Whipper That Cuts Rope, Climber Decks

March 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Gritstone Whipper That Cuts Rope, Climber Decks

Michele Caminati from Italy was climbing at Curbar Edge in U.K. when he fell and his rope cut on the sharp rock. He was on a testpiece called Elder Statesman. According to UK Climbing, […]


Angelika Rainer Sends French Connection D15 in Italy

March 27th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Angelika Rainer Sends French Connection D15 in Italy

South Tyrol climber Angelika Rainer sent French Connection D15- at Tomorrow’s World in the Dolomites a few weeks ago. With no ice from start to finish, the 40-metre route is considered one of the […]


Watch Mayan Smith-Gobat Send the Salathe Wall

March 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Mayan Smith-Gobat Send the Salathe Wall

Watch Mayan Smith-Gobat free Salathe Wall on El Capitan. The first ascent was in 1961 by Royal Robbins, Tom Frost and Chuck Pratt. It was freed in 1988 by Todd Skinner and Paul Piana […]