Oriane Bertone is 12 and Sends Another V13

December 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Oriane Bertone is 12 and Sends Another V13

French climber Oriane Bertone has made the third ascent of Psychopad Rallongé V13 at Ravine des Colimaçons in France. “Second 8B [V13] for me,” said Berone on her 8a.nu scorecard. “Very happy to have […]


New Barrie Ontario Gym Will Be Alt. Rock

December 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Barrie Ontario Gym Will Be Alt. Rock

Alt. Rock will be the newest addition to the growing number of climbing gyms in Southern Ontario. Located in Barrie, there will be auto-belays and a large bouldering space. The gym’s founders are Jaclyn […]


Dan Turner Repeats Voyager Sit Start V14 in U.K.

December 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Dan Turner Repeats Voyager Sit Start V14 in U.K.

Dan Turner has repeated one of the hardest and most stunning boulder problems in the U.K. with his climb of Voyager Sit Start V14. Ben Moon made the first ascent in 2006 and only […]


Hard International Bouldering Sends 2017

November 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Hard International Bouldering Sends 2017

It was one year ago that Nalle Hukkataival climbed the world’s first V17. The steep and technical route was called the Lappnor Project but he named it Burden of Dreams after the climb. There […]


Anna Stohr Climbs Penrose Step V14

November 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Anna Stohr Climbs Penrose Step V14

Austrian all-rounder Anna Stohr has climbed Penrose Step in Leavenworth, Washington, as her second V14. Her first was this past spring when she sent New Baseline V14. She’s also ticked Meadowlark Lemon V13 and […]


Adam Ondra and Jimmy Webb Climb Hard New Boulders

October 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra and Jimmy Webb Climb Hard New Boulders

Adam Ondra’s outstanding year continues with more hard climbing at the limestone Holštejn in Czech Republic. Last week, he made the first ascents of Drift V15 and Vrtule, which he graded V15/16. Watch the […]


Big Bouldering Repeats in Colorado to Start Fall 2017

October 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Big Bouldering Repeats in Colorado to Start Fall 2017

Colorado is home to some of the world’s classic hard boulder problems and many top climbers have spent the past few weeks climbing them. Daniel Wood’s Creature from the Black Lagoon V16, a route-length […]