Canadians Crushing in Warmer-than-Canada Spain

December 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadians Crushing in Warmer-than-Canada Spain

A number of Canadians are spending the last part of 2016 climbing in Europe, some of them in sunny Spain. Amanda Berezowski recently sent Pegue Nocturno 5.13b in Cova Gran de Santa Linya and […]


Tim Emmett and Jamie Finlayson’s New WI6 M10 on West Coast

December 17th, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | 1 Comment »

In 2013, Jamie Finlayson spent his first days mixed climbing with Tim Emmett. The two made the first ascent of 100% Proof next to Brandywine Falls on the West Coast. They rappelled in and […]


Canadian Read Macadam Sends New 5.14 in Arabia

December 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Canadian Read Macadam Sends New 5.14 in Arabia

Canadian Read Macadam spends most of his time living and climbing in the Middle East. He recently sent a route he bolted last winter. He is calling it Revelation and giving it a grade […]


Watch Angelika Rainer on Mustang M14 in Colorado

December 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Angelika Rainer on Mustang M14 in Colorado

Italian climber Angelika Rainer is one of Europe’s strong mixed and rock climbers. In 2015, she sent The Mustang M14 in Vail, Colorado. Watch a trailer to an upcoming film of the send.


New Mixed Route on Tour Ronde Near Chamonix

December 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on New Mixed Route on Tour Ronde Near Chamonix

Stuart Macdonald and Matt Helliker have climbed a new six-pitch M6+ up the northwest face of Tour Ronde near Chamonix. The mountain guides named their new route Rotatornator and climbed it on Dec. 7. […]


Watch Gnarly Bouldering Compression Mantle Problem

December 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Gnarly Bouldering Compression Mantle Problem

Watch Ned Feehally climbing his masterpiece Ned Zepplin V11, one of the U.K.’s hardest mantels. Feehally made the first ascent in 2014.


Jamie Finlayson Sends V13 in Chilly Squamish Temps

December 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Jamie Finlayson Sends V13 in Chilly Squamish Temps

Jamie Finlayson is one of the West Coast’s most determined boulderers. On Dec. 9, he put down the I Shot the Sheriff V13 at the North Wall Boulders. The problem was first climbed by […]