Andy Salo Sends Bro-Zone, Gunks Hardest Route at 5.14b

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Andy Salo Sends Bro-Zone, Gunks Hardest Route at 5.14b

The Gunks in New York has long been one of North America’s top climbing areas. Andy Salo, 33, has made the first ascent of Bro-Zone 5.14b, the hardest route at the Gunks. The hard […]


Watch a Film About Yorkshire Bouldering

November 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Film About Yorkshire Bouldering

The long awaited second series of This is Yorkshire. Filmed over the last three winters, this film captures the beauty of Yorkshire bouldering and the people operating in it. From well known to lesser […]


Adam Ondra Finds Dawn Wall Complex and Difficult

October 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Finds Dawn Wall Complex and Difficult

Adam Ondra has spent a number of days on the Dawn Wall in Yosemite over the past few weeks. After making quick progress up the initial pitches, he is finding the crux pitches complex […]


Daniel Jung and Dai Koyamada Send Corona 5.15a in Frankenjura

October 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Daniel Jung and Dai Koyamada Send Corona 5.15a in Frankenjura

Dai Koyamada and Daniel Jung have repeated Corona 5.15a in Frankenjura, Germany. The burly route was first climbed in 2006 by Markus Bock and had a second ascent by Adam Ondra in 2009. It’s […]


Chinese Puzzle Wall in B.C. Pieced Together in Hidden Dragon

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Chinese Puzzle Wall in B.C. Pieced Together in Hidden Dragon

Freeing the Chinese Puzzle Wall has been attempted in the past, but it took the team of Brette Harrington and Marc-Andre Leclerc to piece a route together. Their new line is called Hidden Dragon […]


Ice Climbing Season Game On in Canadian Rockies

October 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Ice Climbing Season Game On in Canadian Rockies

It’s that time of year again, when rock climbers are still getting up sunny warm south faces in the Rockies and ice climbers are searching for early season north-facing drips. As a result of […]


Canadian Amanda Berezowski Sends Her First 5.14a

October 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Canadian Amanda Berezowski Sends Her First 5.14a

West coaster Amanda Berezowski has sent her first 5.14a, Dinosaur Highway at Horne Lake. Berezowksi is the seventh Canadian woman on record to climb 5.14. A long-time comp climber, Berezowski began climbing at 16 […]