Watch Jonathan Hörst, 13, Make First Ascent of Valkyrie 5.14a

August 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Watch 13-year-old Jonathan Hörst make the first ascent of Valkyrie 5.14a on the newly opened Frankenwave Wall at Ten Sleep in Wyoming.


Dan Beland Makes Second Ascent of West Coast 5.14b/c

August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Dan Beland Makes Second Ascent of West Coast 5.14b/c

Dan Beland has been on a tear the past year with big sends around North America. Over the last few days, he focused his energy on an unrepeated 2012 route by Elan Jonas McRae […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Ready for Bouldering Finale in Munich

Munich has concluded five IFSC Bouldering World Cup series since 2010. In 2014, the third most populous city in Germany attracted more than 6,000 Sport Climbing fans to the grand Olympic Stadium – host […]


Watch Nicole Deuchar Send Squamish 5.12d

August 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Nicole Deuchar Send Squamish 5.12d

Watch another great short film from Stu Smith. This one of Nicole Deuchar sending her project Burning the Coil 5.12d, a classic Peter Winter route, at Fern Hill.


Help Fred Beckey Film 10 Years in the Making Reach the Screens

August 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Help Fred Beckey Film 10 Years in the Making Reach the Screens

The producers of the upcoming documentary Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey released a 10-minute extended trailer for the film during a sold-out Kickstarter launch party at The Mountaineers Program Center. Fred Beckey, the […]


The 2016 Reel Rock 11 Film Tour Includes Will Stanhope and Brette Harrington

August 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2016 Reel Rock 11 Film Tour Includes Will Stanhope and Brette Harrington

It’s hard to believe film season is just around the corner. The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will be kicking off in just over two months and a number of the Reel Rock […]


Watch Top Boulderer Dai Koyamada in Short Film

August 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Top Boulderer Dai Koyamada in Short Film

Dai Koyamada is one of the world’s top boulderers with sends of Angama V15, Road to Heaven V15, Epitaf V15, Eternal V15, Horizon V15 and Story of Two Worlds Low V16, to name a […]