Top Russian BASE Jumper and Climber Dies

November 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Valery Rozov died during a BASE jump on Ama Dablam this week. He was 52. The expert flyer and big-wall climber’s resume was stacked with first ascents and descents. Mingma Gelu Sherpa, managing director […]


Anna Stohr Climbs Penrose Step V14

November 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Austrian all-rounder Anna Stohr has climbed Penrose Step in Leavenworth, Washington, as her second V14. Her first was this past spring when she sent New Baseline V14. She’s also ticked Meadowlark Lemon V13 and […]


Vid: Comp Champ Shauna Coxsey Tries Crack Climbing

November 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

British climber Shauna Coxsey’s iron grip has seen her demolish the competition to become 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup Champion and power up 5.14 sport routes. In 2014, Coxsey climbed New Base Line V14 […]


Adam Ondra Climbs New 5.15b in Arco

November 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Adam Ondra has added another hard climb to his long list of first ascents in 2017. His new One Slap 5.15b adds a harder start to Stefano Ghisolfi’s One Punch in Arco, Italy. Ghisolfi […]


10 Tips for New Ice Climbers

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

As the sport of ice climbing becomes more popular every year, climbers across Canada will spend much of the fall anticipating their first swings of the season. The journey from your driveway to the […]


New Route up Cerro Kishtwar in Indian Himalaya

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The strong team of German climber Thomas Huber and Swiss climbers Julian Zanker and Stephan Siegrist recently made the first ascent of a new climb up the northwest face of Cerro Kishtwar in the […]


Video: Hanna and Bukowski Session Bat Cave

November 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Ben Hanna has made The Bat Cave, outside of Truth or Consequences in New Mexico, home for the last five years. This short film highlights the ongoing motivation Hanna has each time he returns. […]