Watch Luke Zimmerman Send Almost Famous V10

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

Luke Zimmerman is a West Coast boulderer with a number of hard sends this summer. His four V12s over the past two years have all been at different areas around Squamish. His most recent […]


New Starvation Crag Near Squamish Has Sweet 5.13c

September 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The new Starvation Crag is just north of Squamish near Starvation Lake and past the parking area for Cheakamus. David Echeverri has uploaded new route information onto 27crags.com that highlights the area’s must climb […]


Watch Jonathan Siegrist Send Spirit of the West 5.14a in Squamish

September 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Watch this short film by Tom Wright of Jonathan Siegrist making the third and first one-day ascent of Spirit of the West 5.14a in Paradise Valley in Squamish. Wright made the first ascent of […]


Photos from Tour de Frank Bouldering Festival by Philip Quade

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The following photos are from the 2016 bouldering festival held at Frank Slide. The Tour de Frank celebrated its third year running and had a number of climbers make the trip for a fun […]


The House/Anderson on Mount Alberta Gets Third Ascent by Two Brits

September 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

In 2008, Steve House and Vince Anderson made the first ascent of a new route up the north face of Mount Alberta in the Canadian Rockies. The House/Anderson WI5+ M8 R/X 1000 m was repeated […]


Watch Adam Ondra on his 5.15d Project in Flatanger

September 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The race to send the world’s first 5.15d is one and Adam Ondra has a project that might come in at the grade. Chris Sharma is also working on a 5.15d. It seems that […]


Watch Nic Vissers Send Zombie Roof 5.13a in Squamish

September 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Watch Nic Vissers send Zombie Roof 5.13a at the Smoke Buffs in Squamish. It took Vissers eight sessions over three weeks this summer.