Watch First Ascent of Sleepwalker V16 by Jimmy Webb

January 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of Sleepwalker V16 by Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb, Daniel Woods and Keenan Takahashi battled against one of the hardest undone projects in the U.S. in December. On Dec. 15, 2018, after 11 days of effort, Webb completed the first ascent […]


Saturday Send: Hans Montenegro Sends Squamish V12

January 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Saturday Send: Hans Montenegro Sends Squamish V12

West coaster Hans Montenegro started 2019 with a send of The Method V12 in Squamish. The technical problem climbs a near vertical face just off the Apron trail. It is considered one of the […]


Barefoot Climber Claims World’s Second V17 Problem

January 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Barefoot Climber Claims World’s Second V17 Problem

Charles Albert has claimed to have sent the world’s second V17 with his climb of Kapote at Rocher Brule in Fontainebleau while climbing barefoot. It took him 20 visits to the problem. In 2016, […]


Watch Miles Adamson Send Ambrosia V10 Highball

January 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Miles Adamson Send Ambrosia V10 Highball

Alberta-based climber Miles Adamson recently climbed Ambrosia, a V10 highball in Bishop. Adamson worked on the classic testpiece using a rope, which every other climber who’s sent it has done. Adamson is one of […]


Watch Long Interview with Boulderer Dave Graham

January 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Long Interview with Boulderer Dave Graham

Watch top climber Dave Graham talk about his first days of climbing, Hypnotized Minds V16, the inspiration for the names of his boulders, South Africa, gem hunting and more. Graham is one of the […]


Watch Oriane Bertone, 13, Send V12 at Rocklands

January 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Oriane Bertone, 13, Send V12 at Rocklands

Oriane Bertone is currently in Rocklands, where she has ticked a number of hard problems over the year, including her recent send of Law and order V12, Pendragon V11 and an onsight of Tail […]


Miles Adamson Sends Ambrosia V11X Highball

December 31st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Miles Adamson Sends Ambrosia V11X Highball

Miles Adamson is one of Canada’s top all-round climbers with 5.14+ and V13 sends to his name. He’s recently made an ascent of Ambrosia V11X, a classic highball on the Grandpa Peabody boulder in […]


Sixth Ascent of Too Big to Flail V10 Highball

December 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sixth Ascent of Too Big to Flail V10 Highball

Alex Honnold made the first ascent of Too Big to Flail V10 in Bishop back in 2012 and Lonnie Kauk made the second ascent. Now, Nick Hausen has made the sixth ascent of the […]


Watch Daniel Woods on Box Therapy V16 in Colorado

December 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Daniel Woods on Box Therapy V16 in Colorado

This fall, Daniel Woods made the first ascent of Box Therapy V16 at Box Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. He had to walk over 250 kilometres over a number of days to send […]


Shawn Raboutou Sends Switzerland’s First V16

November 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Shawn Raboutou Sends Switzerland’s First V16

Colorado climber Shawn Raboutou, 20, has made the first ascent of an old project at Valle Bavona, Switzerland, which is now the only V16 in the country. Raboutou made the first ascent of Off […]