Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

Watch Lee Cossey send an old Grampians project and make the first ascent of Agent of Cool 5.13d). Agent of Cool is on of the most difficult trad routes down under.


Big New Mixed Climb in Austria Looks Fun

February 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Big New Mixed Climb in Austria Looks Fun

Hansjörg Auer and Reinhard Obweger have climbed the new Freizeitstress in Ötztal, Austria. They graded the 110-metre route M5 WI6, watch some of the action below and for more info visit PlanetMountain.com here.


Watch Second Ascent of Metanoia on Eiger Film

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Second Ascent of Metanoia on Eiger Film

In the winter of 1991 Jeff Lowe climbed a line straight up the north face of the Eiger. Alone and without bolts. Many said it was madness, most said it was visionary, everybody said […]


Watch a Send of Black Orpheus in Red Rocks

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Black Orpheus in Red Rocks

Black Orpheus is a super classic multi-pitch trad route in Red Rock Conservation Area on the edge of Las Vegas. In this short film by Kurt Ross, watch Emily Matherly, David Lee and Kiff […]


Explore World’s Highest Peaks With New 3D Models

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Explore World’s Highest Peaks With New 3D Models

Martin Laxenaire has created a fun interactive website with 3D models of the world’s 14 highest peaks. There is historical information, route lines and more. In an interview with UKClimbing.com, Laxenaire said that he […]


First Winter Solo Ascent of Troll Wall in Norway

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on First Winter Solo Ascent of Troll Wall in Norway

Polish climber Marek Raganowicz made the first winter solo ascent of Norway’s Troll Wall in January. His alpine-style ascent took him 16 days and he followed a route first climbed in 1996 by Kyrre […]


Watch Lynn Hill Send Midnight Lightning in 1998

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Lynn Hill Send Midnight Lightning in 1998

Watch Lynn Hill send Midnight Lightning V8 near Yosemite’s Camp 4 in the spring of 1998. The first ascent was by Ron Kauk in 1978. The problem can be identified by a chalk lightning […]