Top Five Big Crashes as 2019 Ski Freeride Tour

April 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

The Freeride World Tour puts some of the best skiers on some radical terrain and lets them loose. Most of the runs go smoothly, but sometimes the skiers catch an edge and go for […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Daniel Woods Sending in Spain

April 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

From the vaults, Daniel Woods, Chris Sharma, Dave Graham and Matty Hong go sport climbing in Oliana and Margalef back in 2016. Featuring First Round First Minute 5.15b, Papichulo 5.15a, Victimas Perez 5.14d and […]


Seb Bouin Sends Second 5.15b With Mamichula in Spain

April 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Seb Bouin has sent his second 5.15b with the first repeat of Adam Ondra’s Mamichula in Oliana, Spain. “It’s my hardest route on the paper,” said Bouin. Bouin spends much of his time climbing […]


Cory Richards Prepares for Everest 2019

April 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Surviving an avalanche changed Cory Richards’ life. It kick-started his photography career, but the lingering effects of trauma led to a path of self-destruction. In this video, we look back at pivotal moments in […]


Personal Speed Records for Alannah Yip and Sean McColl

April 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

Alannh Yip and Sean McColl recently competed at the first speed climbing world cup of 2019 and both are heading home with a personal record/best time. McColl finished with a quick time of 7.17 […]


Wide Boyz Send New 5.14b Roof Crack in Desert

April 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Wide Boyz Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have made another hard first ascent in the Utah desert. Their new route is called Black Mamba 5.14b, which they say might be their hardest roof crack […]


Stanley Headwall Ice and Mixed Still Getting Climbed

April 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Climbers are still getting after the winter lines in the Canadian Rockies as we head into the second half of April. While many south facing walls have been warm places for rock climbers, the […]


Watch 2019 Send of Zozobra Stand V10 in Ontario

April 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch Ethan Salvo send Zozobra Stand V10 at the Niagara Glen in Ontario. The Glen has dozens of high-quality problems. Zozobra Stand 10 Glen V10 Problems Sepukku V10 Cry for Deliverance V10 BFF V10 […]


Sean McColl Gets Personal Best, Yip Heads to Semis

April 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

With the start of the speed competition unraveling in Moscow this week, we saw great performances from many different athletes. Canadians Sean McColl finished in 40th and Alannah Yip in 33rd, but didn’t advance […]


Weekend Stoker: Dan Beland on Zombie Roof in Squamish

April 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch as top sport climber Dan Beland gets a send of Zombie Roof 5.12d/13a trad in Squamish. The first ascent of the steep roof crack was by Peter Croft. Found at the Smoke Bluffs, […]