Watch Bouldering First Ascents on Steep Wyoming Rock

July 14th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Nathaniel Davison has pieced together some great footage from a recent trip to Wyoming with a number of strong climbers. “Lee Payne lead the crew, including Nathaniel Davison, Wes Walker, Mike Lewis, Jon Glassberg, […]


Watch Adam Ondra Climb a Scary Czech Sandstone Arete

July 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra climbs a classic sandstone arête at Teplice Rocks in the Czech Republic. EPIC TV Contest – Adam Ondra Rock Climbing HD from FILM WOOD on Vimeo.


Watch Pirmin Bertle Send New 5.15, Switzerland’s Hardest Route

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

Pirmin Bertle made the first ascent of Meiose 5.15b at La Tribune, Charmey, late in 2015. Bertle linked 25 moves with V14 difficulties to create the hardest route in Switzerland. The route links the cruxes of […]


Sean McColl Competes in Finals, Results from Chamonix World Cup

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Sean McColl advanced to Finals at the IFSC Lead World Cup in Chamonix and said after Semis, “Well this first Lead World Cup of 2016 is already in my mind a success with my […]


Watch a Tribute to the Late Douglas Tompkins

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The following is by Tompkins Conservation: Douglas Tompkins was a world-renowned adventurer, entrepreneur, and conservationist. Co-founder of The North Face and Esprit, Doug spent the first half of his life building successful, global brands, […]


New Northwestern Ontario Guidebook Preview and More

July 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Aric Fishman of Thunder Bay has been working hard to release his new guidebook to Northwestern Ontario. It will include hundreds of routes, many of which have never been published, colour photos, topos, maps […]


Watch Marc-Andre Leclerc Solo High Plains Drifter in Squamish

July 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Marc-Andre Leclerc is one of Canada’s leading rock and alpine climbers. He specializes in bold solos on steep rock and big alpine walls. Watch him solo High Plains Drifter 5.11+ in Squamish.