Watch James Blackhall Send First 5.12d

July 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch James Blackhall Send First 5.12d

James Blackhall has been one of Ravens Crag’s leading developers and retro-bolters over the past few seasons. He has put countless hours into fixing old hardware on classic routes. His passion for the crag, […]


Watch Ian Powell Shape Climbing Holds

July 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ian Powell Shape Climbing Holds

This is the first of a two-part series by Kilter on how climbing holds are made. Watch and learn how pro hold-designer Ian Powell shapes and creates the holds that many have come to […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Friends in Oliana

July 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma and Friends in Oliana

Chris Sharma and friends head to Oliana, Spain, to hang out and work on hard sport routes. Oliana has a number of the world’s hardest routes, including Mamichula 5.15b, La Dura Dura 5.15c, Fight […]


Watch Wide Grandadz, Wide Boyz in 2063

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Wide Grandadz, Wide Boyz in 2063

The year is 2063, climbing is now an indoor only sport and trad climbing is banned. The oldest ascent of the iconic Master's Edge to date. The Wide Grandadz showing how it's done! Film […]


The Petzl GriGri+ is Great Addition to GriGri Line

July 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Video | Comments Off on The Petzl GriGri+ is Great Addition to GriGri Line

The GriGri+ is an assisted braking device designed for all climbers, for both indoor and outdoor climbing. It can be used with all single ropes (optimized for 8.9 to 10.5 mm diameter ropes) and […]


Watch Short Alberta Boulder Film with Allison Vest

June 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Alberta Boulder Film with Allison Vest

Allison Vest has made a short video about bouldering at The Gateway near Exshaw in the Bow Valley west of Calgary. The newly developed area has a number of problems up tall scree-field boulders. […]


Italians Climb Classic Slovak Direct on Denali

June 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Italians Climb Classic Slovak Direct on Denali

The first all-Italian ascent of Slovak Direct on Denali was recently accomplished by David Bacci and Luca Moroni over five days. This was likely the eighth ascent of the route that was first climbed […]