New Trad Mixed Routes in Canada and Austria

February 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

In the Canadian Rockies, a new 40-metre mixed route has been established on a wall that gets afternoon sun by Ian Welsted, Sam Eastman and Matt Zaleski. “Fun little new route,” said Welsted who […]


Watch Avalanches Bury Skiers in Utah and Switzerland

February 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Video | No Comments »

In these two videos, avalanches bury skiers, one in Utah and one in Switzerland. In the first video, a near-death experience in Utah where a competitive skier is buried by an avalanche. The man […]


He Hiked 190 Kilometres on Pacific Coast Day in One Day

February 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Mike Curtin, 27, has released a video from his 60th and 61st day hiking on the Pacific Coast Trail last July. The clip starts at Windigo Pass and ends at Big Lake Youth Camp.


Edu Marin Completes Five-Pitch Valhalla 5.15a in China

February 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Edu Marin has completed his five-pitch 380-metre 5.15a in China after sending all of the pitches of Valhalla in Getu. “To send the pitches took me four months,” said Marin. “Getu village in Guizhou […]


Five Wicked Fire Falls Pics from Yosemite in 2019

February 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

The highest fully airborne waterfall in Yosemite, which for a few minutes on a few days each year, turns a luminescent fiery orange. View this post on Instagram A photographer’s dream, catching the #Yosemite […]


Alex Honnold Explains Van Life Solar Power

February 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Video | No Comments »

Alex Honnold has published a short video explaining his van’s solar power set-up. “I shot this little video explaining my van solar set up and how it’s influenced my work through the Honnold Foundation,” […]


Third Great Lakes Mixed Comp Held in March 2019

February 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Events, News | No Comments »

The return of the Great Lakes Mixed Competition will take place on March 16. “We are continuing the tradition of bringing World Cup style of climbing to the Great Lakes region, giving new competitors […]


Watch Kilian Jornet’s Epic Ski of Troll Wall in Norway

February 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Troll Wall is one of the tallest vertical rock walls in Europe and Spainish mountain endurance athlete Kilian Jornet has just skied the iconic Fiva Route. Discover Kilian’s journey to become one of […]


Isabelle Faus Sends Memory is Parallax V14

February 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Isabelle Faus has sent her third V14+ with a tick of Memory is Parallax in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The problem was first climbed by Dave Graham in 2011. Faux had previously climbed […]


Chris Sharma to Open Madrid Climbing Gym

February 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, News | No Comments »

A new Sharma Climbing will open in a few months in Spain’s capital of Madrid and the plans seem to say that it will be the biggest in Europe. Three years after the opening […]