New Route on B.C.’s Mount Arrowsmith is Scottish Soup Kitchen

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Route on B.C.’s Mount Arrowsmith is Scottish Soup Kitchen

Mount Arrowsmith has long been the focus of alpine climbers on Vancouver Island all seasons of the year. Hunter Lee and Steve Janes have climbed a new three-pitch WI3+ M5R they called Scottish Soup […]


Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

Juliane Wurm was one of the world’s leading comp climbers for a decade when she decided to stop competing last year. The strong German climber started when she was 13 and won her first […]


Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14b and Talks the Language of Chalk

April 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14b and Talks the Language of Chalk

Watch Adam Ondra onsight Masters of the Universe 5.14b in Frankenjura. He also chats about the process of onsighting and how chalk on the rock can tell you everything you need to know about […]


Adam Ondra Sends New Queen Line and Arco’s First 5.15b

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Sends New Queen Line and Arco’s First 5.15b

Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Queen Line in Arco, the area’s first 5.15b. The route was bolted by Mauro Mabboni and Ondra first attempted it a few years ago. After the […]


Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

Paul Denzler is the head route setter at Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia and has recently ticked his first V12 called Grizzly. The granite problem climbs up a steep wall with reachy slopers […]


Short Film on Katie Lambert Training for Hard Climbs in Slovenia

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Short Film on Katie Lambert Training for Hard Climbs in Slovenia

Ben Ditto documents Katie Lambert training for hard routes in Slovenia. “With the hope of pushing her sport-climbing limits in Slovenia, Katie Lambert spends a winter training – devoting all of her time and […]


Updated: New Stanley Headwall Route is Cosmik Debris Next to Nemesis

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Updated: New Stanley Headwall Route is Cosmik Debris Next to Nemesis

Jon Walsh needed three attempts to complete his new route Cosmik Debris on the Stanley Headwall. His first visit was last October with Michelle Kadatz and his second was this March with Ross Suchy. […]