New Calgary Bouldering Gym Called Bolder Opens in April 2017

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Calgary Bouldering Gym Called Bolder Opens in April 2017

Josh Muller, Zak McGurk and Craig Doram are opening a new climbing gym in Calgary built specifically for boulderers. “We have been working tirelessly for month to make this dream a reality,” said Muller. “Join […]


Melissa Le Nevé Makes Strong Send of V14 in Font

March 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Melissa Le Nevé Makes Strong Send of V14 in Font

Melissa Le Nevé has sent the technical Mécanique Elémentaire V14 in Fontainebleau. The hard route was first climbed by Sébastien Frigault and has become a test-piece for strong boulderers. Le Nevé becomes the sixth […]


Nalle Hukkataival Sends 34 Hard Font Problems in a Day

March 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Nalle Hukkataival Sends 34 Hard Font Problems in a Day

Nalle Hukkataival has become the first climber to send these hard problems in Fontainebleau in one day, also known as the Black ED+ routes. There are 34 problems and styles range from steep to […]


Motivation Monday: Squamish Bouldering for Rock Stoke

March 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Squamish Bouldering for Rock Stoke

It’s been a long winter in Canada with dozens of big new ice climbs and as we head into the second half of March, rock climbers are hoping the temps hit the double digits […]


Keeping it Fresh: Five Gym Drills to Improve Your Climbing

March 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Keeping it Fresh: Five Gym Drills to Improve Your Climbing

It is easy to fall into the same old routine at the climbing gym, but keeping it fresh can help improve your skills and to push the grades. Consider throwing in a drill or […]


Watch Short Film Dreamland on Bouldering at Rocklands

March 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Short Film Dreamland on Bouldering at Rocklands

Jorg Verhoeven, Katha Saurwein and Jon Glassberg live the bouldering dream in Rocklands, South Africa. Join the crew on a fantasy tour of the finest climbs the area has to offer from old classics […]


Nina Williams Sends Highball Ambrosia in Bishop

March 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Nina Williams Sends Highball Ambrosia in Bishop

American crusher Nina Williams sent the popular highball problem Ambrosia in the Buttermilks of Bishop. The strong 26-year-old sent the 15-metre high (as tall as many crag routes) V11 after a number of working […]