Carlo Traversi’s V14, 5.14 and 14er Colorado Day

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Carlo Traversi’s V14, 5.14 and 14er Colorado Day

This short film from Black Diamond is about Carlo Traveri challenging himself to climb a V14, 5.14 and 14,000-foot mountain in one day. Traversi wrote in a story here, “The 3 a.m. alarm felt […]


Canadian Victor Baudrand Makes Youth Worlds Finals

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Victor Baudrand Makes Youth Worlds Finals

Canadian Victor Baudrand is heading to Youth B Lead Finals at the IFSC Youth World Championships in Innusbruck. Placing fifth in Semis has put him in a good position to possibly stand on the […]


Ongoing Canadian Results/Photos from Youth Worlds

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Ongoing Canadian Results/Photos from Youth Worlds

The IFSC Youth World Championships will be taking place from Aug. 30 to Sept. 10 in Innsbruck, Austria. There are over 1,000 registered climbers. The big event will have 24 category rankings where climbers […]


Alex Puccio Tops New Base Line V14

September 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Alex Puccio Tops New Base Line V14

Alex Puccio recently took top spot at Arco Rock Masters before climbing her third V14 with a tick of New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Puccio had previously sent The Wheel of Chaos […]


Alex Megos Goes on 5.14+ Swiss Sending Spree

September 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Goes on 5.14+ Swiss Sending Spree

Alex Megos has had a fantastic year at crags around the world. He recently wrapped up a week-long trip where he ticked some of the classic hard routes in Switzerland. YES!!! Day 4 of […]


Mount Bryce Wing BASE Jump Biggest in Canada

September 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Mount Bryce Wing BASE Jump Biggest in Canada

If 2017 wasn’t full of enough climbing and mountain action, two BASE jumpers just flew from the top of Mount Bryce in the Canadian Rockies for the biggest jump in Canada. Trent Conroy wrote […]


Yannick Neufeld-Cumming Sends Horne 5.14

September 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Yannick Neufeld-Cumming Sends Horne 5.14

Yannick Neufeld-Cumming sent his fourth 5.14a this week with a tick of Northern Man at Horne Lake on Vancouver Island. Thrilled to have sent Northern Man (5.14a) at Horne Lake today despite the scorching […]