In Depth Shoe Review: The Scarpa Instinct VS

November 18th, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Articles, Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing | No Comments ยป

An in-depth shoe review of the Scarpa Instinct VS and the Instinct VSR


Scarpa Instinct SR review

October 8th, 2019 by Matt Stetson | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on Scarpa Instinct SR review

If soft and sensitive is what you are looking for in a shoe, the Scarpa Instinct SR’s got you.


What’s the best rubber for your rock shoes?

October 4th, 2019 by Noah Walker | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Articles, Bouldering, Footwear, Profiles | Comments Off on What’s the best rubber for your rock shoes?

Get a run down on some of the most common rubber on your climbing shoes


Fred Nicole with the New Five Ten Aleon

July 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on Fred Nicole with the New Five Ten Aleon

Nicole climbing the world’s first V14 and V15


New Black Diamond Performance Footwear for 2020

June 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on New Black Diamond Performance Footwear for 2020

Black Diamond’s new models are the Circuit, Session, Mission LT and Technician


Hot New Rock Shoe: the Unparallel Vega

June 12th, 2019 by Matt Stetson | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on Hot New Rock Shoe: the Unparallel Vega

Unparallel was started by a group of former Five Ten employees who decided to stay in the warm sun of California and start their own company. Unparallel has been helping brands with their rubber […]


Re-enter the Ninja: Boreal Updates its Classic Slipper

April 29th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on Re-enter the Ninja: Boreal Updates its Classic Slipper

When Boreal introduced the Ninja it was the first-ever slipper style climbing shoe. Since then, the comfortable and pliable slipper style shoe has evolved and become a staple shoe for all types of climbers. […]


See the New Black Diamond Zone Climbing Shoe

April 26th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | Comments Off on See the New Black Diamond Zone Climbing Shoe

The new Black Diamond Zone climbing shoe is a high-performance shoe built with the much-loved knit technology. Designed for hard, steep climbing, the Zone combines excellent breathability and comfort, thanks to the knit upper, […]


Perfect for Multi-Pitching: Hang Dogs Shoe Keepers

March 31st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear | Comments Off on Perfect for Multi-Pitching: Hang Dogs Shoe Keepers

The Hang Dogs Shoe Keepers offer a quick and easy way to remove your shoes on multi-pitch routes without the fear that your shoes will fall. Airing your feet out between pitches, while your […]


First Look: Tecnica Plasma is Customized Approach Shoe

February 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on First Look: Tecnica Plasma is Customized Approach Shoe

Customization is the new frontier in apparel and sport, and Tecnica is revolutionizing hiking and outdoor boots with their innovation and exclusive technology. The first to bring customizable technology to trekking boots, Tecnica uses […]