Watch an Ascent of Grand Wall in Squamish with Whipper

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch an Ascent of Grand Wall in Squamish with Whipper

Watch an ascent of Canada’s classic Grand Wall 5.11 A0 in Squamish. The headcam footage is mostly of the Split Pillar and Sword pitches. Watch a whipper at 27:20.


Watch Commentary Highlights from USA Bouldering Nationals

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Commentary Highlights from USA Bouldering Nationals

The 2017 USA Bouldering Nationals took place in Salt Lake City. Alex Puccio and Nathaniel Coleman won after many hours of top comp climbing. Watch this clip of commentary highlights.


Big New Mixed Climb in Austria Looks Fun

February 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Big New Mixed Climb in Austria Looks Fun

Hansjörg Auer and Reinhard Obweger have climbed the new Freizeitstress in Ötztal, Austria. They graded the 110-metre route M5 WI6, watch some of the action below and for more info visit PlanetMountain.com here.


The 2017 Vancouver Mountain Fest Has Top Climbers

February 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on The 2017 Vancouver Mountain Fest Has Top Climbers

The 2017 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival is starting on Feb. 10 and will run to the 18th. The event opens with presenter Marc-Andre Leclerc and includes talks over the week by Glenn Woodsworth, […]


Steve Bosque and Big Wall Magic in Yosemite

February 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Steve Bosque and Big Wall Magic in Yosemite

Steve Bosque has established nearly 30 big climbs since 1975 and is still going at it. Watch his big wall magic below and visit here to read an article by Chris Van Leuven about […]


This 1979 Ice Climbing Film Shows Old Techniques

February 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on This 1979 Ice Climbing Film Shows Old Techniques

Ice climbing techniques have advanced a lot over the years. There are a number of reasons, but modern equipment is one of the main ones. Old screws were difficult to place and tools had […]


The 2017 Southern Ontario Ice Climbing Festival

February 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The 2017 Southern Ontario Ice Climbing Festival

The 2017 Southern Ontario Ice Climbing Festival promises to be a big event. It kicks off at 9 p.m. on Feb. 24 at The Arlington in Maynooth. There will be climbing and clinics all […]