Adam Ondra on Stoking the Fire 5.15b

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Check out this awesome clip put together by Jorge Visser and Riccardo Giancola of some of Adam Ondra’s attempts on Chris Sharma’s route Stoking the Fire 5.15b in Santa Linya. Ondra recently sent the […]


Revelstoke’s Mountain Coaster and Banff’s Via Ferrata

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Video | No Comments »

In an effort to expand their recreational options to other seasons, Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British Columbia have installed a metal rail that weaves through trees and down a hill. To enjoy the rail, you […]


Watch Ruben Firnenburg Projecting a Santa Linya 5.14d

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Santa Linya in Catalonia is a very impressive sport climbing destination. Not only because of the steep power moves in the big cave and the spectacular shots in this film by Henning Wang. It´s […]


Watch Big Mountain Face in Brazil Fall Down

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

On April 16, the face of a granite dome in Brazil fell off. It is known as rock exfoliation and while it happens around the world, it is rarely filmed. On March 28, 2009, around 45,000 cubic […]


Everest 2016: Minute of Silence and Helicopter Traffic

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

At 11:56 a.m. on April 25, 2016, climbers and staff at Everest basecamp stood at together for a minute of silence. It was one year to the minute that an avalanche, caused by a […]


Watch Cheyne Lempe and David Allfrey on Baffin Island Big Wall

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes, Video | 1 Comment »

In May 2015, David Allfrey and Cheyne Lempe climbed a new route over 10 days on Great Cross Pillar in the Sam Ford Fjord on Baffin Island and called it Deconstructing Jenga VI 5.9+ A3+. In […]


Words With Tour de Bloc’s Luigi Montilla

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Tour de Bloc (TdB) is Canada’s oldest bouldering comp circuit. The fine-tuned event recently wrapped up its 13th season at the Bloc Shop in Montreal where Lily Canavan and Julien Bourassa-Moreau took first […]