Climb With Alex Honnold in 360° Video in California Needles

June 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch this 360° film of Alex Honnold climbing in the Needles in Sequoia National Forest. The first climbers to climb in the Needles were southern Californians like Herb Laeger, Dick Leversee and leading climber Fred […]


Sean Villanueva is True Adventure Climber

June 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Sean Villanueva is a leading off-piste adventure climber who goes big on remote walls. He has toured around Canada, from establishing new routes on Baffin Island to sending in the Bugaboos, he is known […]


Watch Squamish Bouldering with Jason Kehl

June 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

In the summer, Canadians head south to find warm weather, but in summer, Americans head north to find cool weather. Watch Jason Kehl sample some of Squamish’s classic problems. Follow Kehl on Instagram here.


Watch Adam Ondra Climb New 5.15b, Hardest Route in France

June 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

This past November, Adam Ondra made the first ascent of C.R.S. 5.15b, the hardest sport climb in France. For Ondra, this route meant progression, as it was the quickest he had ever redpointed 5.15b. […]


Motivation Monday: Happy Summer and Five Moves to Mimic

June 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The first day of summer marks a turning point for many climbers. For some it’s officially road trip season and for others it’s time to get serious about sending projects. Here are five videos […]


Wings of Desire Send in Skaha Captured by Drone

June 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Wings of Desire is one of Canada’s classic 5.11 single-pitch sport routes. Found on the Great White wall in Skaha, you’ll have to get in line on weekends for a chance to send it. […]


Yamabushi is Yamnuska’s Big 5.12 Sport Route

June 20th, 2016 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In about 1999, Raphael Slawinski and Will Gadd started work on a new line on the last major buttress of Yamnuska without a route on it. It took 11 more trips up on the wall, […]