Alex Megos Climbs New 5.14d at Acephale

July 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Megos Climbs New 5.14d at Acephale

Alex Megos has been in the Canadian Rockies for three days and has put down three old projects. At Ravens Crag he sent a decades-old route at 5.14b after-which Sonnie Trotter extended and Megos […]


Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic Make Fourth Ascent of Gasherbrum IV Route

July 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic Make Fourth Ascent of Gasherbrum IV Route

Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic made the fourth ascent of the Northwest Ridge to the North Summit of Gasherbrum IV on July 26 after their July 23 and 28 ascent. The North Summit is […]


Alex Megos in Canada and Frees Projects in Rockies

July 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Megos in Canada and Frees Projects in Rockies

Alex Megos is one of the world’s leading climbers. In the two days he has been in the Rockies he has put down two old projects. At Ravens Crag near Banff, he sent a […]


Adam Ondra Sends New 5.15a and 5.14d in Switzerland and Norway

July 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Sends New 5.15a and 5.14d in Switzerland and Norway

According to 8a.nu, Adam Ondra has had a busy few weeks. He onsighted Barracuda 5.14c in Kaitersberg and Gimmel Express 5.14c in Grimmelwald. In Frankenjura, he sent Black Label 5.14d in less than half-an-hour. […]


Newfoundland’s Flatrock Climbing in Drone Video

July 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Newfoundland’s Flatrock Climbing in Drone Video

Flat Rock is a great rock climbing area about 20 minutes from St. John’s in Newfoundland. The are has the highest concentration of routes in Newfoundland with over 100 sport and trad climbs on […]


Evan Hau Repeats Kinder Surprise 5.14+ in Rockies

July 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Evan Hau Repeats Kinder Surprise 5.14+ in Rockies

In 2015, Josh Muller added Kinder Surprise to Acephale in the Rockies and suggested a grade of 5.14c or 5.14d. It would have been the fourth 5.14d in Canada if confirmed after Bunda de […]


New Squamish 5.11 and 5.13 at Different Walls

July 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Squamish 5.11 and 5.13 at Different Walls

Kyle Koroll and Ryan Davy added a new 35-metre 5.11c bolted pitch above the first pitch of Bullethead Easy and the Gift. After a short scramble up you reach the base of a short […]