Big Trad – The Rockies Modern Game

February 8th, 2013 by gripped | Posted in 2013.01, Articles | Comments Off on Big Trad – The Rockies Modern Game

What exactly is the traditional game today depends on who you talk to. Some old-school traditionalists who say the modern game has ruined climbing. The younger generation rush to embrace modern tactics and ethics in search of ever steeper ground and harder grades.


A Bouldering Affair – Still in Love After All These Years

February 8th, 2013 by gripped | Posted in 2013.01, Articles | Comments Off on A Bouldering Affair – Still in Love After All These Years

Against all the odds, as well as my cheating climbing heart and the endless mountain passes separating us, I’m still head-over-heels for the bouldering in Bishop, California.


The Rack- Helmets

February 8th, 2013 by gripped | Posted in 2013.01, Apparel, Gear, Rack | Comments Off on The Rack- Helmets

The choices for new lightweight helmets for this season.


The Rack: All – Around Harnesses

February 8th, 2013 by gripped | Posted in 2013.01, Gear, Harnesses, Rack | Comments Off on The Rack: All – Around Harnesses

Here are some top choices for all-around harness’ for this season.