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 […]


New Mammut Ducan GTX Crossover Mountaineering and Hiker

February 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on New Mammut Ducan GTX Crossover Mountaineering and Hiker

The Mammut Ducan GTX is a new lightweight crossover mountaineering and hiking boot designed for multi-day trips in the mountains. The midsole has a spring-steel sole, thanks to Mammut Flextron technology, which stiffens the […]


First Look: Scarpa Furia Air are Light with Edging Power

February 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing, Profiles | Comments Off on First Look: Scarpa Furia Air are Light with Edging Power

The new Scarpa Furia Air are the lightest high-end rock shoe ever built coming in at only 150 grams. The design starts with two differing weights of microfiber that are bonded together with a […]


The New Boreal Satori is Perfect for Hard Boulders

January 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Indoor Climbing | Comments Off on The New Boreal Satori is Perfect for Hard Boulders

The new 2018 Boreal Satori will is one of the best shoes on the market this year for steep and technical bouldering. It was developed alongside the Boreal Dharma in conjunction top climbers around […]