Sherpas First to Summit Everest in Three Years, Rescues and Death on Makalu

May 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Sherpas First to Summit Everest in Three Years, Rescues and Death on Makalu

Nine Sherpas are first climbers to stand on Mount Everest in three years were. They were in charge of fixing ropes and were led by a Nepali Sherpa. They are the first climbers to reach […]


Watch Anna Stohr and Edu Marin Team Up for Hard Multi-Pitch

May 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Anna Stohr and Edu Marin Team Up for Hard Multi-Pitch

This year’s “the classics” series continues Mammut’s nod towards the milestones of climbing. After having presented six Rock Classics of sports climbing two years ago, this year is all about some of the most […]


Listen to a Podcast With Top Boulderer Jimmy Webb

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Listen to a Podcast With Top Boulderer Jimmy Webb

Listen Björn Poh talk with American boulderer Jimmy Webb in Helsinki during the Sisu Masters, which Webb won later that day. Webb has flashed more hard problems than anyone else. Absolute class on this […]


Watch Chris Sharma Climb in Mallorca

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma Climb in Mallorca

“I’ve been to some amazing places in my life,” said Sharma, “but Mallorca may top the list as my favourite. When you see this video I think it’s pretty easy to understand why. This […]


Ethan Grayum is Nine and Sends His First 5.12

May 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ethan Grayum is Nine and Sends His First 5.12

Ethan started working Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 5.12a in Mazama, Washington, when he was eight. “The day he was ready to begin red point attempts a critical hold broke near the crux,” said father […]


Progress on Everest Halts with Rope-Fixing Confusion

May 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | 1 Comment »

A number of teams have made it to camp three on Mount Everest’s regular route, but as of May 4, rope-fixing has stopped about 400 metres below the South Col. Tim Monesdale has reported […]


Watch Urban Bouldering in Berlin on Southeast Bloc

May 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Urban Bouldering in Berlin on Southeast Bloc

One small, but pretty cool outdoor bouldering spot in berlin. urban bouldering at it’s very best! Boulders range from V0 to V9, depending on which holds you are using. There are endless possibilities for […]