Watch Clip from “Shadow of the Chief” When Split Pillar Moved

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Clip from “Shadow of the Chief” When Split Pillar Moved

Watch a short clip from the film In the Shadow of the Chief where we hear about how the Split Pillar moved when the first ascent team banged in pitons. If you’ve ever climbed […]


Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, East, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Eastern Canada Setter Paul Denzler Sends First V12

Paul Denzler is the head route setter at Seven Bays Bouldering in Nova Scotia and has recently ticked his first V12 called Grizzly. The granite problem climbs up a steep wall with reachy slopers […]


Watch Short Spotlights from 2017 Flash Foxy in Bishop

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Spotlights from 2017 Flash Foxy in Bishop

The Flash Foxy Women’s Climbing Festival takes place annually in Bishop. This year, Never Not Collective interviewed participants on day one and three of the popular event and produced the following short films.


The 2017 Piolet d’Or Goes to British and Russian Climbers

April 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on The 2017 Piolet d’Or Goes to British and Russian Climbers

The 2017 Piolet d’Or has been awarded to Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden for a new route on Nyainqentangla and to Russians Dmitry Golovchenko, Dmitry Grigoriev and Sergey Nilov for a new route on […]


Watch Akiyo Noguchi Send Hard Boulders in Bishops

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Akiyo Noguchi Send Hard Boulders in Bishops

Watch top competition climbers Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki climb hard problems in Bishop. The problems ticked in this short film include Maze of Death V12, The Mandala SD V13, Evilution Direct V11 Direct […]


Short Film on Katie Lambert Training for Hard Climbs in Slovenia

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Short Film on Katie Lambert Training for Hard Climbs in Slovenia

Ben Ditto documents Katie Lambert training for hard routes in Slovenia. “With the hope of pushing her sport-climbing limits in Slovenia, Katie Lambert spends a winter training – devoting all of her time and […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Rock to Plastic

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Rock to Plastic

Easter weekend is over, which means we are well into spring. Many climbers will be letting their gym memberships expire while they hit the road in search of hard problems and climbs. Here are […]