Watch Canadians Climb Remote New Routes on Greenland

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Canadians Climb Remote New Routes on Greenland

Canadians Paul McSorley and Vikki Weldon and Italy-based Paulo Marazzi base themselves out of the Aurora, a steel hulled sailboat for climbing adventures in Greenland. “The combination of ocean coast, glacial ice, floating bergs […]


Another New B.C. Mixed Route is Blob Blob Blob

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Another New B.C. Mixed Route is Blob Blob Blob

Raphael Slawinski and Sarah Hueniken established a new mixed route near Field, B.C. last week. The mixed-protection mixed-rock-and-ice line climbs up right of Twisted WI5 and left of the new Nasty Habit M6 WI5. […]


Stu Smith Climbs New 5.14 in Squamish Smoke Bluffs

February 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Stu Smith Climbs New 5.14 in Squamish Smoke Bluffs

Stu Smith has sent a new 5.14a/b in the Squamish Smoke Bluffs that he is calling Two Thumb Press. “This morning I woke up in Squamish with plans to give a real go at […]


Watch Jason Kehl Climb New Routes in Hueco

February 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jason Kehl Climb New Routes in Hueco

Watch this high-end production video of Jason Kehl climbing in Hueco, Texas. “Journey into the dark recesses of Hueco Tanks with lifelong developer Kehl as he uncovers new five-star lines and shares them with […]


Watch Trailer to Wide Boyz Climbing Czech Sandstone

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Trailer to Wide Boyz Climbing Czech Sandstone

Wide Boyz climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker climb the classic steep and difficult Czech sandstone.


Watch Stas Beskin Climb Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stas Beskin Climb Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec

Strong Ontario climber recently climbed Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec. The classic steep ice line is found at Pont-Rouge and was first climbed in 1991 by Francois-Guy Tremblay and Filles Brousseau.


Strong European Team Frees Big Wall in Patagonia

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Strong European Team Frees Big Wall in Patagonia

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll, Siebe Vanhee and Nicolas Favresse have sent a El Regalo de Mwono up the east face of the Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia. The route is 1,200 metres and was […]