Alannah Yip finishes 9th at Moscow Boulder WC

April 15th, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing | No Comments »

Canada’s Alannah Yip came out first for the semi-final round in Moscow, and she looked super strong. The first problem was quite powerful and Yip was all over it, flashing the zone. She couldn’t […]


Jen Wright Does First Female Ascent of Kleos V10/11

April 3rd, 2019 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Jen Wright Does First Female Ascent of Kleos V10/11

The Nova Scotian climbing community celebrated with Jen Wright this past Sunday, Mar. 31, when she did the first female ascent of Kleos V10/11 at the local crag, Land of Confusion (LOC). Having done […]


Watch Moritz Welt on New Frankenjura V14

March 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Moritz Welt on New Frankenjura V14

Moritz Welt, 17, has made the first ascent of Royal Flush V14 in Frankenjura, his fifth of the grade. “The full line on the boulder starting like Mutant and going all the way up […]


Another V15 for Webb and a List of this Hardest Sends

March 26th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News | Comments Off on Another V15 for Webb and a List of this Hardest Sends

Jimmy Webb, who’s one of the best boulderers in the world, has climbed Dave Graham’s From Dirt Grows the Flowers V15 in Cresciano, Switzerland. “Amidst all the hard and amazing lines/projects we’ve been trying […]


Watch First Ascent of V14 in Switzerland Forest

February 25th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch First Ascent of V14 in Switzerland Forest

Cresciano Classics takes you through the new and old classics of Cresciano, Switzerland. Filmed and edited by Giuliano Cameroni for Mellow Climbing. The Swiss bouldering venue of Cresciano is world famous for hard problems […]


Keenan Takahashi Wins Hueco Rock Rodeo 2019

February 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Comps, Events, News | Comments Off on Keenan Takahashi Wins Hueco Rock Rodeo 2019

The 26th annual Hueco Rock Rodeo took place over three days in February


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 […]