Watch a Send of Archangel 5.12 in Boulder Canyon

June 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Archangel 5.12 in Boulder Canyon

Curtis Beutler works on and sends the well-known Boulder Canyon test-piece Archangel 5.12c. The line has long been at the centre of debate about bolting ethics and trad verses sport. What once was a […]


Watch Jon Cardwell on Hard Spain Sport Routes

June 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jon Cardwell on Hard Spain Sport Routes

After seven years, Jon Cardwell returned to Siurana and Oliana to get project some hard Spanish sport routes, including La Rambla 5.15 and Papichulo 5.15. “It’s easy to summarize my feelings on returning to […]


Watch Epic ‘Mountain’ Trailer Narrated by Willem Dafoe

June 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Epic ‘Mountain’ Trailer Narrated by Willem Dafoe

Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an upper world to be shunned, not sought out. Why […]


Watch Spring 2017 Athabasca North Face Climb

June 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Spring 2017 Athabasca North Face Climb

Calixte Leblanc is part of Front Range Films and he recently made a short video about an ascent he was part of up the North Face of Mount Athabasca. This route is an old […]


Watch Ron Kauk Talk Yosemite Boulders and Midnight Lightning

June 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ron Kauk Talk Yosemite Boulders and Midnight Lightning

In this short film, legendary Yosemite climber Ron Kauk talks about bouldering in Yosemite. The famous V8 was first climbed by Kauk in 1978 and is found on the Columbia Boulder in Camp 4. […]


Watch John “Verm” Sherman’s Bouldering Come Back

June 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch John “Verm” Sherman’s Bouldering Come Back

Watch a short and entertaining teaser at perhaps a longer film about bouldering legend John “Verm” Sherman. Cranky, yet witty bouldering legend Verm had lost his mojo and is jonesing to regain it. What […]


Watch Wicked Urban Roof Crack Climbing in Belgium

June 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Wicked Urban Roof Crack Climbing in Belgium

Watch Sébastien Berthe, Florian Delcoigne, Pierre Mertens, Pablo Recourt and Loic Debry attempt the horizontal Ticket Crack in Groenendael railway station close near Brussels. This steep crack was first climbed by Sean Villanueva and […]