Motivation Monday: Get Strong With a Dyno a Day

January 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Get Strong With a Dyno a Day

Bouldering allows climbers to try big moves that throw their bodies around. Dynos are the biggest of moves that use momentum to get a climber from point A to point B. Big dynamic moves […]


Oriane Bertone is 11 and Sends V13 in Africa

January 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Oriane Bertone is 11 and Sends V13 in Africa

Oriane Bertone has sent her first V13 with a send of Fragile Steps in Rocklands, South Africa. The strong 11-year-old French climber had previously sent at least six V11s: Electric Copper, Evita Assis, Le […]


Watch New Year’s Day Send of Real Big Drip in Ghost

January 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch New Year’s Day Send of Real Big Drip in Ghost

Will Mayo led the way for him and Anna Pfaff up The Real Big Drip WI7 M7+ 200m in the Ghost on Jan. 1, 2017. Watch a short film from the send below.


The Real Big Drip is a Rockies Mixed Classic

January 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on The Real Big Drip is a Rockies Mixed Classic

The Real Big Drip is a 200-metre mixed route in the Ghost near Calgary. It was established in 1998 by Dave Thomson, Sean Isaac, Eric Dumerac and Kefira Allen. When it was established, it […]


Watch Bouldering at Quebec’s Val David

January 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Bouldering at Quebec’s Val David

Watch sends of L’Égyptien V7, Chimère Assis V6 and Master Commander Variation V8 in Val David, Quebec. There are nearly 60 fun problems at the popular area. The boulders are in the Parc Regional […]


Josh Wharton Gives Canadian Alpine Climbing Lessons

December 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Josh Wharton Gives Canadian Alpine Climbing Lessons

one of America’s top climbers Josh Wharton spent a busy week in Canada in May 2012 where he did the first one-day ascents of the Emperor Face on Mount Robson and the Wild Thing […]


Watch Louis Parkinson Fly Through Fun Looking Problem

December 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Louis Parkinson Fly Through Fun Looking Problem

Louis Parkinson is known for his big-move problem setting. “I set this bloc for the Project Circuit at Vauxwall, wanting it to include a few comp/parkour style moves,” he said. “The climb doesn’t have […]