Watch Steve McClure on Britain’s First 5.15b

June 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Steve McClure on Britain’s First 5.15b

Watch a day out at Malham Cove with Steve McClure, including footage of him trying his recently climbed project, which he believes weighs in around 5.15b. McClure worked on the steep line that links […]


Watch Short Clip of Alex Honnold Free-Soloing El Cap

June 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Clip of Alex Honnold Free-Soloing El Cap

Alex Honnold made the first free solo of El Capitan last weekend and the first video of his ascent has reached the web. Honnold soloed the 1,000-metre Freerdier, a sustained 5.12d with a V7 […]


Watch Ben Crawford Send Rad Colorado Routes

June 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ben Crawford Send Rad Colorado Routes

Watch Ben Crawford take down two rad climbs last fall in Eldorado Canyon, Colorado, before heading to Turkey for some climbing. Crawford climbs The Evictor, a spicy 5.12+ gear route in Eldorado Canyon well-know […]


Five Amazing First Rock Solos by Alex Honnold

June 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Five Amazing First Rock Solos by Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold has once again stunned the world with his most recent Yosemite solo, but his “alone on the wall” time goes back more than a decade. Below are five first free-solo ascents by […]


Canadian Rockies Big Mount Whitehorn Finally Skied

June 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Canadian Rockies Big Mount Whitehorn Finally Skied

Mount Whitehorn stands tall next to Mount Robson at 3,399 metres in B.C. and was one of the last great un-skied faces of the Canadian Rockies. It has a number of interesting climbs, including […]


Watch Matt Bush Solo Big 5.11b in South Africa

June 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Matt Bush Solo Big 5.11b in South Africa

Matt Bush is a South African climber who has free soloed routes up to 5.13d far above the ground. In the below video, Bush solos Casualties of War 5.11b on Pearl Mountain, one of […]


Watch First Ascent of Monster New Dolomite Line

June 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Monster New Dolomite Line

The Dolomites have a number of classic routes that date back over 150 years, but there seems to still be room for new lines. Ricordi nebbiosi is an 1,170-metre climb up Cima della Busazza […]