Watch Mason Earle’s Send of Cobra Crack 5.14

September 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Cobra Crack is the de facto kingline of North American trad climbing. A stunning wall of overhanging granite split by a singular seam, barely wide enough to get your fingers into; it’s a crack […]


Alex Puccio Talks About Her Mental Game in 2017

September 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The climber’s site OnBouldering has done an interview with Alex Puccio where she talks about competitions, her Adidas Rockstars win and her plans for the future. Watch below. What a great Boulder, "Riverbed" V13/ […]


Watch Short Film on Brothers of Climbing Crew

September 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

How can you be what you can’t see? Mikhail Martin, co-founder of Brothers of Climbing said, “I literally typed, ‘Are there black climbers?’ in Google and someone said, ‘black people don’t climb.’” Jalen here, […]


Strong British Boulderer Gets Canadian Trad Lesson

September 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

British climber Louis Parkinson, also known by hit Instagram handle Captain Cut Loose, recently visited eastern Canada where he climbed some classic boulders, sport routes and his first-ever trad pitches. Parkinson travels from London […]


Watch Indoor Rock Climbing Training Video

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Paul Robinson is one of America’s top all-round rock climbers. “Thanks everyone for tuning in to the first indoor rock climbing training episode,” Robinson wrote about his in-depth training video below. The crossover crux […]


Watch Beat Kammerlander Free-Solo Mordillo 5.13

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

Beat Kammerlander free-soloed Mordillo 5.13 in the summer of 1999 at Voralpsee. Watch the climb below.


Beat Kammerlander Opens New 5.14 in Ratikon

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Legendary Austrian climber Beat Kammerlander has made the first free ascent of Kampfzone 5.14b in the famous Ratikon range. He established the hard line in 2015, but had to abandon his free attempt due […]