Watch Trailer to Wide Boyz Climbing Czech Sandstone

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Trailer to Wide Boyz Climbing Czech Sandstone

Wide Boyz climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker climb the classic steep and difficult Czech sandstone.


Watch Stas Beskin Climb Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec

February 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stas Beskin Climb Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec

Strong Ontario climber recently climbed Super Crystal WI5+ in Quebec. The classic steep ice line is found at Pont-Rouge and was first climbed in 1991 by Francois-Guy Tremblay and Filles Brousseau.


Watch Megan Mascarenas Boulder in Fontainebleau

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Megan Mascarenas Boulder in Fontainebleau

Here is a film about Megan Mascarenas in Fontainebleau back in October 2016. Dealing with the weather and rock conditions, getting into the atmosphere of this enchanted forest, exploring the specific needs of compression […]


New V15 in Japan is Kuzan by Toshi Takeuchi

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | Comments Off on New V15 in Japan is Kuzan by Toshi Takeuchi

Toshi Takeuchi just made the first ascent of Kuzan V15 in Mie, Japan. The steep line is an extension of Tatsuya Muraoka’s Borasalino V14, which Takeuchi added a dyno to. Clip of the Kuzan […]


Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Hansjörg Auer Talks About His Solo of Marmolada Fish Route

In 2007, Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer soloed the 1,000-metre Fish Route 5.12 up the south face of the Marmolada in the Italian Dolomite. The route was first climbed in 1981 by Jindrich Suster and […]


Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

February 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Winners of Vancouver Mountain Film Festival 2017

The 2017 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday night after nine days of films and presentations covering all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was busy this year […]


Seb Bouin is the Silent Crusher Sending 5.15s

February 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Seb Bouin is the Silent Crusher Sending 5.15s

Seb Bouin has climbed 5.15 regularly, often sending routes like Chilam Balam 5.15a/b while on a short break from his job as a sports teacher in Paris. In this video, he’s trying his next-level […]