Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In 2007, Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer soloed the 1,000-metre Fish Route 5.12 up the south face of the Marmolada in the Italian Dolomite. The route was first climbed in 1981 by Jindrich Suster and […]


Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The 2017 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday night after nine days of films and presentations covering all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was busy this year […]


Seb Bouin is the Silent Crusher Sending 5.15s

February 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Seb Bouin has climbed 5.15 regularly, often sending routes like Chilam Balam 5.15a/b while on a short break from his job as a sports teacher in Paris. In this video, he’s trying his next-level […]


Watch Short Film on Brothers of Climbing Crew

February 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, 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, […]


Watch Slow Motion Moments from USA Bouldering Nationals

February 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Austin Tucker put together some slow motion moments from the USA Bouldering Nationals. Check them out below.


Toru Nakajima Makes Fourth Ascent of Lucid Dreaming in Bishop

February 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Toru Nakajima has repeated Lucid Dreaming V15 on the Grandpa Peabody in Bishop. The steep problem was first sent by Paul Robinson in 2010 and originally thought to be V16, the grade settled at […]


Watch Adam Ondra Whip off Neanderthal 5.15b

February 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Neanderthal is one of only a few routes that climbs the entire Sanya Linya cave in Spain. It was first sent in 2009 at 5.15b by Chris Sharma. Despite a serious effort by Magnus […]