Elisabeth Revol to Attempt Manaslu in Winter and Alone

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Elisabeth Revol to Attempt Manaslu in Winter and Alone

French climber Elisabeth Revol is currently on her way to attempt a bold ascent. She will be attempting to climb the 8,156-metre Manaslu without a partner or bottled oxygen and in the calendar winter […]


Chris Sharma and Friends Climb at La Comarca

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Chris Sharma and Friends Climb at La Comarca

Chris Sharma and friends visit the popular bouldering area of La Comarca in Spain. Watch Sharma, Pol Roca, Eric Lopez and Paul Robinson climb a few steep lines in the Pyrenees.


Watch Alex Luger on The Gift 5.14b in Ratikon

December 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Luger on The Gift 5.14b in Ratikon

Alex Luger has climbed a new route in the Ratikon that he calls The Gift 5.14b. The seven-pitch 350-metre line took him two years of hard training and preparation to redpoint in a day. […]


Watch Jesse Huey Climb The Shadow 5.13 in Squamish

December 27th, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Jesse Huey Climb The Shadow 5.13 in Squamish

Watch American sender Jesse Huey climb The Shadow 5.13 in Squamish. The difficult pitch was first sent by Peter Croft in 1988 after he onsighted it. To reach the steep dihedral, you have to […]


Watch a Solo of Flying Circus in Squamish

December 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch a Solo of Flying Circus in Squamish

Flying Circus is one of the most classic 5.10s in Squamish. The splitter crack is a landmark route at the Neat and Cool crag in the Smoke Bluffs. It was first climbed by Dick […]


Watch Raphael Slawinski on Hard Rockies Line The Peach M8

December 26th, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Raphael Slawinski on Hard Rockies Line The Peach M8

Raphael Slawinski and Grant Meekins made the first ascent The Peach M8 WI5 110m in 2011. The impressive bolt-free mixed route climbs a steep in on the Storm Creek Headwall. Slawinski returned with Jerome […]


Three Big New Granite Routes in Quebec

December 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Three Big New Granite Routes in Quebec

Two climbers from Quebec headed to the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie north of Quebec City this summer in search of a new route. Patrick Brouillard and Charles Lacroix ended up climbing a new 150-metre 5.9 they called […]