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 […]


Watch Classic American Sandstone Bouldering

April 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch bouldering at Stone Fort, Rocktown and Horsepens 40, three of the best sandstone bouldering areas down south. The Big Three: Bouldering in the Southeast from BG Captures on Vimeo.


Watch Jerry Moffat talk Training and More

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Moffatt is a legend of our sport. He was playing a leading role in the development of sport climbing and bouldering in the 1980s and 90s. Being a superb competition climber as well, […]


Watch Dave MacLeod Send Magic Wood V14

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Strong U.K. climber Dave MacLeod recently sent the sit start to Shallow Water to Riverbed V14 in Magic Wood, Switzerland. He sent the stand start last year, but had made the sit start one […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Joe Kinder Climb at Figlos

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

This winter, Joe Kinder and Chris Sharma checked out the beautiful cave in Figols. We heard of a classics route David Gambus put up some years back ad were keen to see what it […]