Sara Frangos Sends Planet X 5.13

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Sara Frangos Sends Planet X 5.13

Sara Frangos of Canmore has sent the classic Shooting Packer 5.13b at Planet X in Cougar Creek in the Rockies. Sara noted she spent some time working on Fudge Packer 5.13d, which she is […]


Sonnie Trotter Sends The Moat, Weird 5.11+ Multi-Pitch in Rockies

July 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Sonnie Trotter Sends The Moat, Weird 5.11+ Multi-Pitch in Rockies

In 2013, Sonnie Trotter sent the unrepeated Castles in the Sky, a five-pitch 5.14 on Castle Mountain in Banff National Park. The route climbs the upper two-thirds of the lower tier on Castle Mountain, […]


Adam Ondra Adds Another 5.14d to Flatanger

July 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Adds Another 5.14d to Flatanger

With Adam Ondra’s new Right of Passage 5.14d, an extension to Andre Hoyre 5.12c/d, there are now a dozen routes that difficult or hard. His other Flatanger climbs include Illusionist 5.14d, Art of Flight […]


Ryan Van Horne Solos New Colonel Foster Route

July 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Ryan Van Horne Solos New Colonel Foster Route

At the end of June, Ryan Van Horne hiked to the Colonel Foster and camped at the south col. The following day, he moved under the large west face until he was below the […]


Watch Two Squamish V10 Sends

July 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Two Squamish V10 Sends

Watch Mark Goldstein sent Mr. Bigglesworth Low V10 and the classic Sharma’s Link V10 on Canada’s West Coast. Goldstein has been charging lately with a number of V10 sends and a new V8 in […]


Watch Will Stanhope Solo Zombie Roof

July 6th, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Routes, West Coast | 1 Comment »

Squamish’s classic roof-crack at the Smoke Bluffs. Perry Beckham and Will Stanhope explain the history behind Peter Croft’s first ascent of the Zombie Roof, 5.12d, in Squamish, B.C. and the process behind Stanhope completing the […]


New Zealanders Climb New Peru Alpine Routes

July 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on New Zealanders Climb New Peru Alpine Routes

Daniel Joll of the New Zealand Alpine Team (NZAT) has reported about the team’s recent trip the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. They climbed a number of new routes on the mighty Taulliraju 5,830 metres and other […]