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 […]


Watch Oriane Bertone Send New V13 at 13 Years Old

November 23rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Oriane Bertone Send New V13 at 13 Years Old

Oriane Bertone is one of the strongest young outdoor boulderers these days and she has recently made the first ascent of Le spartiate direct assis in Ravine du Trou at V13. “May be the […]


Watch Thomas Lindinger Send Pipe Dream V13

November 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch Thomas Lindinger Send Pipe Dream V13

Thomas Lindinger has climbed over 20 V13 problems with his most recent being Pipe Dream V13. He’s climbed two V14s: The Dagger and Riot Act. “Although the Saalachtal isn’t too far away from Munich […]


Daniel Woods Sends New V16 with Box Therapy

November 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Daniel Woods Sends New V16 with Box Therapy

Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of Box Therapy V16 in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Woods spent a week making the two-hour approach through snow up the 3,169 metres to project […]


Sean McColl Sends North Ridge V14 in Squamish

October 23rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sean McColl Sends North Ridge V14 in Squamish

Sean McColl has repeated the burly North Ridge V14 in Gibbs Cave of the Apron Boulders in Squamish. McColl has been back home on the West Coast for the past few weeks and recently […]


Watch Tosh Sherkat Climb New V10 in Nelson

October 22nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Tosh Sherkat Climb New V10 in Nelson

Tosh Sherkat is a comp climber who has competed on the world stage based in B.C. who’s featured in a new short film from MEC making the first ascent of The Big Break V10 […]


Nalle Hukkataival Repeats V15 in Switzerland

October 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Nalle Hukkataival Repeats V15 in Switzerland

Nalle Hukkataival has made the second ascent of La Rustica in Val Bavona, Switzerland, and upgraded it. First climbed by Jimmy Webb in 2013, Webb graded it V14, but with the recent upgrade it […]