Watch Second Ascent of Metanoia on Eiger Film

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Second Ascent of Metanoia on Eiger Film

In the winter of 1991 Jeff Lowe climbed a line straight up the north face of the Eiger. Alone and without bolts. Many said it was madness, most said it was visionary, everybody said […]


Watch a Send of Black Orpheus in Red Rocks

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Send of Black Orpheus in Red Rocks

Black Orpheus is a super classic multi-pitch trad route in Red Rock Conservation Area on the edge of Las Vegas. In this short film by Kurt Ross, watch Emily Matherly, David Lee and Kiff […]


First Winter Solo Ascent of Troll Wall in Norway

February 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on First Winter Solo Ascent of Troll Wall in Norway

Polish climber Marek Raganowicz made the first winter solo ascent of Norway’s Troll Wall in January. His alpine-style ascent took him 16 days and he followed a route first climbed in 1996 by Kyrre […]


Watch Lynn Hill Send Midnight Lightning in 1998

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Lynn Hill Send Midnight Lightning in 1998

Watch Lynn Hill send Midnight Lightning V8 near Yosemite’s Camp 4 in the spring of 1998. The first ascent was by Ron Kauk in 1978. The problem can be identified by a chalk lightning […]


Watch West Coaster Matt Maddaloni Talk Soloing and Gimics

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch West Coaster Matt Maddaloni Talk Soloing and Gimics

Matt Maddaloni appeared on the cover of the first-ever issue of Gripped magazine nearly 20 years ago. Maddaloni has established a number of hard routes and is known as a strong Canadian soloist. Watch […]


Watch Hard Winter Bouldering in Frankenjura

February 1st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Hard Winter Bouldering in Frankenjura

Moritz Perwitzschky has climbed a number of hard problems in Frankenjura and made the first ascent of Breaking Dad V13. The 17-year-old is reported on 8a.nu as saying, “How to keep warm: Just take […]


The 2017 Chamonix Arc’teryx Alpine Academy Trailer

January 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Events, Events, Gear, Video | Comments Off on The 2017 Chamonix Arc’teryx Alpine Academy Trailer

The Arc´teryx Alpine Academy is returning to Chamonix this year from June 29 to July 2. This is the sixth edition of the popular event that will unite 400 alpine enthusiasts, mountain guides and […]