Watch Alex Megos Send Canada’s First 5.15 Fight Club

April 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Megos Send Canada’s First 5.15 Fight Club

Watch Alex Megos send Fight Club, Canada’s first 5.15. The hard route is found at Ravens Crag in Banff National Park. The first bolts on the steep prow were added in the early 1990s […]


Watch Nina Williams Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

April 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nina Williams Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

On Feb. 28, 2017, American crusher Nina Williams sent Ambrosia, a 15-metre highball on the Grandpa Peabody Boulder in the Buttermilks of Bishop. It was the first female ascent of the bold problem. The […]


Ethan Pringle Sends New 5.14+ Everything is Karate

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Ethan Pringle Sends New 5.14+ Everything is Karate

Ethan Pringle has sent Everything is Karate, a new 5.14c/d near Bishop after a number of days on it. On Instagram, he wrote, “YEESSSSSSSS!!! SENT!!!! MANAGED!!!! Everything is Karate 5.14c/d. Felt really focused today […]


More 5.15 Sends Continues Epic 5.15 Send Train

April 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on More 5.15 Sends Continues Epic 5.15 Send Train

It wasn’t too long ago when a 5.15 send was a big deal, so big that all of the media covered it and echos of it could be heard in climbing gyms for weeks. […]


Adam Ondra Gets Second Ascent of Lapsus 5.15b in Italy

April 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Gets Second Ascent of Lapsus 5.15b in Italy

Adam Ondra is on fire this week with a number of hard sends. Yesterday, he posted on Instagram that he made the second ascent of Lapsus 5.15b at Andonno in Italy. A short while […]


New Route on B.C.’s Mount Arrowsmith is Scottish Soup Kitchen

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on New Route on B.C.’s Mount Arrowsmith is Scottish Soup Kitchen

Mount Arrowsmith has long been the focus of alpine climbers on Vancouver Island all seasons of the year. Hunter Lee and Steve Janes have climbed a new three-pitch WI3+ M5R they called Scottish Soup […]


Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

April 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Juliane Wurm Bouldering in Hueco Tanks

Juliane Wurm was one of the world’s leading comp climbers for a decade when she decided to stop competing last year. The strong German climber started when she was 13 and won her first […]