Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

In 2007, Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer soloed the 1,000-metre Fish Route 5.12 up the south face of the Marmolada in the Italian Dolomite. The route was first climbed in 1981 by Jindrich Suster and […]


Monster New Newfoundland Ice Route is Dreamline WI6+

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Ice, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Monster New Newfoundland Ice Route is Dreamline WI6+

Will Mayo, Anna Pfaff and Joe Terravecchia have made the first ascent of a spray ice line right of the big waterfall in Newfoundland known as Pissing Mare Falls. The 400-metre route forms with […]


Watch an Ascent of Powerline Falls in Northern Ontario

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch an Ascent of Powerline Falls in Northern Ontario

Powerline Falls is one of the first ice routes you can seen when entering Kama Bay in northern Ontario. The wide flow often has a number of lines from WI3 to WI5. Watch this […]


Watch Bouldering at Cloggy in North Wales

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Bouldering at Cloggy in North Wales

A bitterly cold and windy day up at the Cloggy boulder in North Wales spent trying to stay warm climbing. “After repeating Dave Noden’s classic crimp fest, Zeno, I set to work on the […]


Canadians Climb Despite Cold Patagonia Weather

February 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadians Climb Despite Cold Patagonia Weather

Between Argentina and Chile, it’s been a cold and wet season in Patagonia. Many strong climbers have visited and left after weeks without a send. Often, it is because their objectives need more than […]


Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

Watch Lee Cossey send an old Grampians project and make the first ascent of Agent of Cool 5.13d). Agent of Cool is on of the most difficult trad routes down under.


Watch Ascent of Rare Circus Circus WI4 in the Rockies

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ascent of Rare Circus Circus WI4 in the Rockies

The three-pitch Circus Circus WI4 is a rarely-formed classic in British Columbia. It has become a must-climb this season with dozens of climbers having climbed it so far this year. Watch Steve Swenson, Kurt […]