Watch Epic ‘Mountain’ Trailer Narrated by Willem Dafoe

June 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Epic ‘Mountain’ Trailer Narrated by Willem Dafoe

Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an upper world to be shunned, not sought out. Why […]


Watch Spring 2017 Athabasca North Face Climb

June 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Spring 2017 Athabasca North Face Climb

Calixte Leblanc is part of Front Range Films and he recently made a short video about an ascent he was part of up the North Face of Mount Athabasca. This route is an old […]


Watch Ron Kauk Talk Yosemite Boulders and Midnight Lightning

June 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ron Kauk Talk Yosemite Boulders and Midnight Lightning

In this short film, legendary Yosemite climber Ron Kauk talks about bouldering in Yosemite. The famous V8 was first climbed by Kauk in 1978 and is found on the Columbia Boulder in Camp 4. […]


Watch John “Verm” Sherman’s Bouldering Come Back

June 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch John “Verm” Sherman’s Bouldering Come Back

Watch a short and entertaining teaser at perhaps a longer film about bouldering legend John “Verm” Sherman. Cranky, yet witty bouldering legend Verm had lost his mojo and is jonesing to regain it. What […]


Watch Wicked Urban Roof Crack Climbing in Belgium

June 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Wicked Urban Roof Crack Climbing in Belgium

Watch Sébastien Berthe, Florian Delcoigne, Pierre Mertens, Pablo Recourt and Loic Debry attempt the horizontal Ticket Crack in Groenendael railway station close near Brussels. This steep crack was first climbed by Sean Villanueva and […]


Watch Highlights of IFSC Vail World Cup 2017

June 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | Comments Off on Watch Highlights of IFSC Vail World Cup 2017

The 2017 Vail World Cup took place on June 9 and 10 as the fifth World Cup of the season. Shauna Coxsey and Jongwon Chon took top spots with Akiyo Noguchi and Meichi Narasaki […]


Watch IFSC Vail World Cup 2017 Previews

June 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch IFSC Vail World Cup 2017 Previews

The fifth World Cup of the 2017 boulder season will take place in Vail, Colorado, at the Mountain Games. A number of Canadians will be at the event, including Alannah Yip, Allison Vest, Elise […]