Chris Sharma Sends Mallorca Project at 5.15

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Chris Sharma has sent a five-year-old deep water solo project in Mallorca and named it after his daughter Alasha. He did not grade the route but noted it is about as hard as Es […]


Joe Skopec Sends All Bolted Routes Along Ontario’s Southern Escarpment

September 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Joe Skopec has been ticking routes in hopes of having his summer send list complete by winter. On Sept. 23, he announced that he sent the last bolted route in the first volume of […]


Watch Strong Brits Send American Direct in Chamonix in a Push

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn climbed American Direct on the Petit Dru in Chamonix in late August. They climbed the route in a day, starting at 4.15 a.m. and topping out on the Grand […]


New Thunder Bay Area Guidebook and Historical Photos

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Aric Fishman is a leading Thunder Bay climber focused on developing the sport in Northwestern Ontario. Over the past year, Fishman has produced a new guidebook to the northern Ontario city. With hundreds of […]


Watch Early Autumn V13 Send by Daniel Woods in Colorado

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Paul Robinson captures Daniel Woods taking advantage of some early autumn alpine temps to send The Great War For Civilzation V13 at Lincoln Lake, Colorado. Woods made the first ascent of this now-classic in […]


Watch Alex Johnson and Kati Hetrick Session Thailand

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Alex Johnson and Kati Hetrick visit Thailand to check out all the climbing styles the area has to offer. From caves and deep water soloing to sandstone boulders and classic multi-pitch routes.


Markus Pucher Makes First Solo of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia Winter

September 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Markus Pucher attempted to solo Cerro Torre this past Patagonia winter and Fitz Roy. Conditions on both of the iconic Patagonia peaks stopped him from summitting, only 200 metres below the top of Torre. […]