Strong Squamish Climbers Send Cat Lake Boulders

March 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on Strong Squamish Climbers Send Cat Lake Boulders

A selection of boulder problems at the Cat Lake Bouldering area near Squamish. This short film by Jamie Finlayson, who also appears in it, was published on March 29. Other climbers include Sonnie Trotter, […]


Climbers and Pooping in the Mountains and Other Places

March 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Climbers and Pooping in the Mountains and Other Places

There is a lot of human waste where climbers play, in some places more than others. We all go number two, a lot. Some of us more than once a day and some less […]


The North Ridge of Mount Assiniboine

March 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The North Ridge of Mount Assiniboine

The North Ridge of Mount Assiniboine is one of the Rockies’ most classic moderate alpine outings. The first time anyone laid a foot on the North Ridge was during the descent after the first […]


Watch Project Bootcamp with Three Top Climbers

March 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch Project Bootcamp with Three Top Climbers

In June 2015, Black Diamond Athletes Sam Elias, Joe Kinder and Dan Mirsky committed to improve their climbing through an intense three-month training program. This is their story.


Watch Ueli Steck on Les Drus North Couloir Direct

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ueli Steck on Les Drus North Couloir Direct

Last winter, Ueli Steck, Mathieu Maynadier and Jérôme Para climbed North Couloir Direct VI Al6+ M8 800 m on Les Drus. Here is footage by Bertrand Delapierre and Guillaume Broust who captured the ascent […]


Jon Cardwell’s Second Ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Jon Cardwell’s Second Ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d

Jon Cardwell has climbed most of the hardest routes at Rifle and has now made the second ascent of Shadow Boxing 5.14d. For nearly two decades, the Colorado crag has has been at the […]


Dave MacLeod’s First Ascent of Scottish V13

March 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Dave MacLeod’s First Ascent of Scottish V13

Dave MacLeod on the first ascent of Gimme That Swing V13 on the Cameron Stone in Glen Nevis. MacLeod recently completed the new variation to a V12 arete on Cameron Stone. He used his […]