Watch Gabriele Moroni Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

December 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Gabriele Moroni Send Ambrosia V11 in Bishop

Gabriele Moroni repeated Ambrosia V11 in Bishop earlier this month. The well-known 15-metre tall highball up the Grandpa Peabody boulder was first climbed in 2009 by Kevin Jorgeson. The problem follows crimps and shallow […]


Magnus Midtbo Sessions Big Wall and Hard Sport in Norway

December 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Magnus Midtbo Sessions Big Wall and Hard Sport in Norway

Magnus Midtbo meets with Alex Honnold to try a big route in Norway. The objective was an unclimbed route on the 1,000-metre Kjerag wall, towering above the Lysefjord in southof the country. Unfortunately, after […]


New Hard Mixed on Piz Badile in Switzerland

December 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on New Hard Mixed on Piz Badile in Switzerland

David Hefti and Marcel Schenk climbed a new mixed/ice route they called Nordest Supercombo M7R 800m up the northeast face of Piz Badile in Switzerland. “The face was steeper than it looked from below […]


Watch Tom Randall’s Fun Fall Off Crucifix Roof Crack

December 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Tom Randall’s Fun Fall Off Crucifix Roof Crack

Mike Hutton capture Tom Randall take a big fall off the Crucifix roof crack before the route was sent. For the full story visit here.


Watch Soloist Pass Climbers on Red Rocks Route

December 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Soloist Pass Climbers on Red Rocks Route

Watch as a climber passes a roped party on Dark Shadows 5.8 in Red Rocks. “My buddy and I were climbing Dark Shadows in Red Rocks when we were passed. He was very polite […]


Throwback: Watch 2009 Tour de Bloc National Finals

December 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Throwback: Watch 2009 Tour de Bloc National Finals

Climbing competitions have come a long way over the past decade. The Tour de Bloc has been a part of the evolution of bouldering comps in Canada. From having a small number of national […]


Watch First Ski Descents of Alpine Lines in Georgian Dolomites

December 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ski Descents of Alpine Lines in Georgian Dolomites

At the end of March 2016, South Tyrolean alpinists Wolfgang Hell, Aaron Durogati, Daniel Ladurner and Alessandro d’Emilia travelled to Georgia to explore the relatively uncharted Chauki Dolomites. After flying from Venice to Istanbul, […]