Watch a Send of Bullet in the Blue Sky 5.12+ in Penitente

February 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Bullet in the Blue Sky is one of the most esthetic and inspiring lines lies in Penitente Canyon of the San Luis Valley. Durango native Ben Wilbur has long looked at the aesthetic line […]


Watch Lee Cossey Send Agent of Cool 5.13d in Australia

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch Lee Cossey send an old Grampians project and make the first ascent of Agent of Cool 5.13d). Agent of Cool is on of the most difficult trad routes down under.


Watch Read Macadam Send Arabia’s Hardest Route

February 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Revelation took Read Macadam over 35 tries, but in the end he sent it at 5.14b. “After nearly a whole year with countless near-sends, it became a lesson in patience and letting go of […]


Watch Ascent of Rare Circus Circus WI4 in the Rockies

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The three-pitch Circus Circus WI4 is a rarely-formed classic in British Columbia. It has become a must-climb this season with dozens of climbers having climbed it so far this year. Watch Steve Swenson, Kurt […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

February 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Canadian Youth Bouldering Nationals are next weekend at the Hive North Shore in Vancouver. It’s going to be a great event. Below are five clips from the USA Bouldering Nationals Open and Youth. […]


Watch Two Sends at the Spiderfly Crag in Squamish

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

The Spiderfly crag at the Smoke Bluffs in Squamish is quick to access and has two classic trad lines. The first video is a send of Something Short 5.10d, which many climbers suggest is […]


Watch a Tour of Cedar Wright’s Gear Garage

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Top American climber Cedar Wright has amassed a serious collection of gear over the years, from climbing to paragliding and cycling. Check out this short clip of Wright in his trusty gear garage in […]