Nina Williams Climbs Second and Third V13

July 5th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Nina Williams Climbs Second and Third V13

Top American climber Nina Williams has topped her second and third V13s, both in Rocky Mountain National Park. The first was last week when she sent The Shining and said after, “It feels good […]


Daniel Woods Sends Finnish Line, Says it’s V15

July 2nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News | Comments Off on Daniel Woods Sends Finnish Line, Says it’s V15

Shawn Raboutou recently made the fourth ascent of the famous The Finnish Line in the Coop sector of Rocklands. A few days later, Daniel Woods became the fifth climber to top the hard line […]


Flash Foxy Chattanooga Women’s Fest for October 2018

July 2nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Flash Foxy Chattanooga Women’s Fest for October 2018

The 2018 Flash Foxy Women’s Climbing Festival in Chattanooga will take place from Oct. 12 to 14. “This awesome event will bring together and celebrate our growing community of badass women climbers,” states the […]


New V15 in Czech Repeated Fast by Adam Ondra

June 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New V15 in Czech Repeated Fast by Adam Ondra

Adam Ondra has made the second ascent of Tekute Stesti V15 at Moravsky Kras in the Czech Republic. The first ascent was last week by Martin Stranik, 28, who wrote on Instagram, “I tried […]


Shawn Raboutou Repeats Finnish Line V15 in Rocklands

June 23rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Shawn Raboutou Repeats Finnish Line V15 in Rocklands

Shawn Raboutou has repeated Nalle Hukkataival’s The Finnish Line V15 in Rocklands, South Africa. Hukkataival had graded it V15/16, but Raboutou suggests it should stick at V15. Alex Megos and Toby Saxton have also […]


Andy White Climbs Asclepius, New V13 in the Okanagan

June 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Andy White Climbs Asclepius, New V13 in the Okanagan

Longtime local Kelowna climber Andy White has made the first ascent of a new V13 in The Boulderfields in the Okanagan Valley. He called his new problem Asclepius and wrote on Instagram after, “One […]


Kaddi Lehmann is Second Woman to Send V15

June 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kaddi Lehmann is Second Woman to Send V15

Kaddi Lehmann has climbed Kryptos V15 at Basler Jura in Switzerland and has become the second female after Ashima Shiraishi to climb the grade. “Kryptos is a beautiful line following a very obvious limestone […]