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 […]


Adam Ondra Tips His Hat to Yosemite Senders

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Tips His Hat to Yosemite Senders

Adam Ondra is now part of Yosemite’s history. After six weeks of committing himself to some of the most challenging rock climbing pitches in America, he is returning home to Europe. He made the […]


Family Trip to Napes Needle Inspired by Young Tom Pearce

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Family Trip to Napes Needle Inspired by Young Tom Pearce

Tom Pearce was only 11 when he inspired his family to go on a trip to climb Napes Needle in the Lakeland District of the U.K. The first ascent of the striking pinnacle was […]


Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jeff Mercier Onsight Powerdab D13 in U.K.

Jeff Mercier is an all-round top climber and search and rescue technician in Chamonix. In this short film, Mercier onsights Powerdab D13 at the Works Cave in the Lake District of the U.K. The […]


Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

November 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Longs Peak Triathlon Record with Anton Krupicka and Stefan Griebel

The Longs Peak Triathlon is the name given to a bike, run and climb linkup near Boulder, Colorado. It includes a 61 kilometre bike ride to the Longs Peak Trailhead and then an 11 […]