Four Big Unclimbed Canadian Rockies Walls

January 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Four Big Unclimbed Canadian Rockies Walls

The Canadian Rockies have some big walls and despite being close to the road and at a low elevation, there are still a number that are unclimbed. Many climbers know of the biggest climbed […]


Seb Bouin and Others Send Hard Europe Sport Routes

January 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Seb Bouin and Others Send Hard Europe Sport Routes

The 2017 European sending season is off to a good start with a number of breakthrough sends. Seb Bouin sent La Novena Enmienda 5.14d/15a in Santa Linya, Spain, with an injured finger. The steep […]


Watch Will Mayo and Anna Pfaff Climb Classic Ouray Ice

January 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Will Mayo and Anna Pfaff Climb Classic Ouray Ice

Anna Pfaff and Will Mayo climbed The Talisman in lean conditions before the 2017 Ouray festival. The three-pitch classic line goes at WI6 M6.


Laura Rogora is 15 and Makes First Ascent of 5.14+

January 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Laura Rogora is 15 and Makes First Ascent of 5.14+

Laura Rogora has been on a sending spree lately with two 5.14b sends in a day in Spain two weeks ago and then a 5.14c send of Joe Blau. Less than a month into […]


Silver Stag is New Vancouver Island Ice Route

January 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Silver Stag is New Vancouver Island Ice Route

Chris Jensen spotted a soggy wet crag in the Beaufort Range on Vancouver Island a few years ago, after the recent cold snap that hit Vancouver Island and much of the Pacific Northwest, he […]


Watch Drew Ruana Send Hard Bishop Problems

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Drew Ruana Send Hard Bishop Problems

Drew Ruana is a leading American sport climber and boulderer with a number of hard sends over the past few years. Watch him climb Mandala V12, Haroun and the Sea of Stories V11, Stained […]


Michaela Kiersch Sends The Golden Ticket 5.14c at RRG

January 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Michaela Kiersch Sends The Golden Ticket 5.14c at RRG

In November 2016, Michaela Kiersch sent The Golden Ticket 5.14c at Red River Gorge in Kentucky. “A short film by Andy Wickstrom, Brandon and Gabi Fox that chronicles the historic first female ascent of […]