The New Osprey Mutant Series for Climbers

December 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Outdoor | No Comments »

Osprey is one of the world’s leading pack designers and they’ve just released a new line of climber-specific packs in the Mutant line. They combine the long-haul capabilities of the Variant Series with the […]


Outdoor Retailer in Denver Cut to Three Days

December 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Gripped Outdoors, Outdoor | No Comments »

The Outdoor Retailer once took place at Salt Palace in Salt Lake City and is now a triannual event that takes place Denver’s Colorado Convention Center. Starting in 2019, the four day event will […]


Arc’teryx Launches Gear Library and Contest

December 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

The Gear Library provides customers with the tools and inspiration they need to explore the great outdoors, free of charge. “We wanted to give our communities the opportunity to try new product and inspire […]


Mind Tools Aim to Keep You Psyched

December 4th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Gear, News, Rock | No Comments »

Mind Tools are a climbing accessory created to help climbers overcome fear, making them the first mental training tool for climbers on the market. They are colorful slip covers that fit on most common […]


New Petzl Ergonomic is Cutting Edge Ice Tool

December 4th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | No Comments »

Petzl’s all-new Ergonomic ice tool has raised the standard for winter mixed/ice tool design. The tool bridges the gap between the popular Nomic and its predecessor, the Ergo, offering more utility than ever as […]


Will Gadd Tests New-Age Ice Gear at Helmcken Falls

December 4th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Will Gadd has been putting Black Diamond gear to the test for over 20 years. He was an early proponent of our revolutionary carbon fiber ice tools—now known as the Cobra—and has been questing […]


Patagonia’s New Cashmere Line of Winter Clothes

November 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on Patagonia’s New Cashmere Line of Winter Clothes

Patagonia has released a new recyclable fabric line of clothes with the introduction of recycled cashmere sweaters and hats. Patagonia took the high-demand resource and produced a line of comfortable winter clothes, including a […]