Watch Alex Puccio Send Evil Backwards V13

July 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Alex Puccio has been on a sending spree this year, logging dozens of hard sends. In the video below, she sends Evil Backwards V13 on Mount Evans in Colorado. In only a few weeks […]


Watch Highlights to 2017 Trad Fest in Siberia

July 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Highlights to 2017 Trad Fest in Siberia

Watch highlights to the annual trad climbing festival in the Krasnoyarsk nature reserve of Stolby in Siberia.


Watch Pete Takeda’s Northern Quebec Ice Film

July 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pete Takeda’s Northern Quebec Ice Film

Pete Takeda is one of North America’s most experienced ice and alpine climbers with big ascents across Canada. In this short film, Takeda has pieced together clips from visit to many of Quebec’s most […]


Watch How Alien Cams are Made

July 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Video | Comments Off on Watch How Alien Cams are Made

Many years ago, David Waggoner envisioned a cam that helped eliminate the usage of pitons. The Alien cams ability to protect piton scars and flared cracks not only made climbing much safer, faster and […]


Watch James Blackhall Send First 5.12d

July 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch James Blackhall Send First 5.12d

James Blackhall has been one of Ravens Crag’s leading developers and retro-bolters over the past few seasons. He has put countless hours into fixing old hardware on classic routes. His passion for the crag, […]


Watch Ian Powell Shape Climbing Holds

July 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ian Powell Shape Climbing Holds

This is the first of a two-part series by Kilter on how climbing holds are made. Watch and learn how pro hold-designer Ian Powell shapes and creates the holds that many have come to […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Friends in Oliana

July 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma and Friends in Oliana

Chris Sharma and friends head to Oliana, Spain, to hang out and work on hard sport routes. Oliana has a number of the world’s hardest routes, including Mamichula 5.15b, La Dura Dura 5.15c, Fight […]