Jimmy Webb Sends New V14 Called The Healing

June 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Top American climber Jimmy Webb has made the first ascent of The Healing at Rocklands, which he said is one of the best lines he’s every climbed. The sandstone V14 follows a 45-degree line […]


Krzysztof Wielicki Receives Piolet d’Or Lifetime Achievement Award

June 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Polish mountaineer Krzysztof Wielicki has become the 11th climber to be awarded the Piolet d’Or lifetime achievement award. He is the second Polish climber to receive the award. Previous awardees include Walter Bonatti, Reinhold […]


Slovak Direct Climbed in 2019 in Epic Conditions

June 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | No Comments »

The Slovak Direct is a 3,000-metre route on Denali graded VI 5.9X M6 WI6


She’s 10 Years Old and Just Climbed El Capitan

June 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Selah Schneiter is only 10 years old, but she just climbed The Nose with her dad, Mike, and family friend Mark Regier over five days. She is the youngest climber on record to have […]


Sonnie Trotter’s El Cap Pineapple Express Repeated

June 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Sonnie Trotter is the only Canadian to open a new free route on El Capitan with Pineapple Express, which is technically a three-pitch variation to El Nino VI 5.13c. Trotter established the route over […]


Minihapa is New Bolted Multi-Pitch 5.6 Above Banff

June 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

You have to hop over Cascade Falls to start pitch three up a corner


Check Out the New Black Diamond Z4 Cams

June 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News | No Comments »

The new cams feature an innovative stem


Angy Eiter Climbs Pure Dreaming 5.14d

June 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

This the Austrian’s fourth of the grade


Dan Beland Sends Superman 5.14c, Completes Big Show

June 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

West Coast climber Dan Beland has climbed Superman 5.14c on the Big Show in Cheakamus Canyon north of Squamish, it was the only route on the steep wall that he hadn’t climbed. Beland’s journey […]


Yoshiyuki Ogata Wins His First Bouldering World Cup in Vail

June 9th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Indoor Climbing, News | No Comments »

The men’s Finals in Vail on Saturday were exceptionally tense with excitement. Both the Gold medal and the overall bouldering title were up for grabs and it was never obvious throughout the round who […]