Watch Said Belhaj and His Papichulo 5.15a Story

November 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Said Belhaj and His Papichulo 5.15a Story

Jesper Östlund produced this short film documenting Said Belhaj sending Papichulo 5.15a in Oliana. Belhaj sent Chris Sharma’s 2008 route in April as his first 5.15. At 35, the Swedish climber has been pushing […]


Patagonia’s New High Alpine Kit

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Video | Comments Off on Patagonia’s New High Alpine Kit

In the high alpine, things can come apart quickly. Climbers accustomed to situations with serious consequences rely on systems that are precise and personal. Brought to life by a deep team of athletes, field […]


Watch Steep Skiing on Tantalus Mountains in B.C.

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Steep Skiing on Tantalus Mountains in B.C.

Watch steep skiing in the Tantalus Range of Canada’s West Coast. The mountains can be seen from the Squamish area, but requires a crossing of the Squamish River.


Watch a 1950 Film Featuring ACC Climbers in Canadian Rockies

October 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch a 1950 Film Featuring ACC Climbers in Canadian Rockies

Watch this 10-minute film from 1950 by the National Film Board of Canada about the Alpine Club of Canada. “The ice axe is the handiest invention since Noah’s Ark for getting up mountains,” says […]


Watch Kevin Jorgeson Climb the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

October 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Kevin Jorgeson Climb the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

Kevin Jorgeson recently visited Toronto and got the go ahead to climb the crystal feature on the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). “It’s sort of like a reverse 5.10 version of Dreamcatcher,” joked Jorgeson. In […]


Interview with Top Comp Climber Jain Kim

October 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Interview with Top Comp Climber Jain Kim

Jain Kim is a World Cup champion currently ranked third in the world. Based in Korea, she has over 40 podium finishes on the World Cup circuit. Watch a short interview with Kim below.


Watch Short Interview With American Crusher Brette Harrington

October 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Interview With American Crusher Brette Harrington

Brette Harrington is a leading North American climber and is featured in this year’s Reel Rock Tour. In Canada, she has established two new big routes on Baffin Island, soloed hard Squamish routes, climbed […]