Watch Luke Zimmerman on West Coast A Block V12

August 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

Luke Zimmerman continues his summer of sending with an ascent of A Block V12. “Straight forward and burly. Destined to be a classic. 3rd ascent I think.”

Yves Gravelle Sends Val-David’s First V13

August 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Yves Gravelle has made the first ascent of Le Chevalet V13 in Val-David, it’s the first of the grade in the historic area. Val-David has at least one V12, Seb Lazure’s 2009 Crazy Belly. […]

Watch 2017 Munich World Cup Live on Aug. 19

August 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Munich has become a staple in the IFSC season, hosting Bouldering events every year this decade. This year, 292 athletes from 47 countries are registered to compete in the famous Olympiapark for another decisive […]

See Stu Smith’s Over-the-Water Squamish Route

August 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Stu Smith continues his new routing in 2017 with his first ascent of Pool of Death near the power plant next to Fern Hill. One of the dang coolest perches in all the land…. […]

Technique Tuesday: Will Stanhonpe Talks Crack Jamming

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

Will Stanhope is one of Canada’s best crack climbers with new routes up to 5.14 and free-solos up some of America’s classic lines. In the video below, he demonstrates crack jamming techniques that most […]

Watch First Ascent of Squamish North Wolf V10

August 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

Watch Hans Montenegro send a new link-up at Gibbs Cave in Squamish. “I call it North Wolf V10 and it starts at North Ridge Mini and finishes on Queva de Lobo,” said Montenegro. “It […]

Meet the Coaches: Squamish Climbers for Performance Camp

August 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Video | No Comments »

The Breaking Through to 5.12 performance camp will be running at Ground Up Climbing Centre will run from Sept. 15 to 17. This camp is intended to help participants define their own process of […]