Free Solo is People’s Choice Doc at Toronto Film Festival

September 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The film Free Solo that features Alex Honnold making the first free-solo of El Capitan has won People’s Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Honnold said on Instagram, “Pretty excited to […]


Mile Heyden Sends New Base Line V14 in Magic Wood

September 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Mile Heyden sent her second V14 with a tick of the classic New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Falling 3 times at the final jug of this incredibly breathtaking line was one of […]


11-year-old Cedar Pidgeon sends The Kind Traverse V11

September 15th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the Pidgeon family. Last week, 11-year-old Cedar Pidgeon made history as the youngest Canadian to climb V11. Cedar’s mom is Thomasina, one of Canada’s most […]


Alannah Yip Gets 13th in Boulder World Championships

September 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Alannah Yip was the only Canadian to make semifinals for bouldering and came out strong, ranking in the top four until the final 10 of 20 competitors took to the wall. In the end, […]


Today at World Championships: Heat Wave, Megos Out, Ondra In

September 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Indoor Climbing, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Things started at 9 a.m. in Innsbruck with a cool breeze and warm sunrise as male competitors took to isolation for a long day of qualifications for bouldering. The bouldering wall is outdoors and […]


Watch Tristan Chen Send Jaws II in Rumney in 2018

September 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Tristan Chen, 21, sent Jaws II in September, it’s one of the hardest single-pitch sport routes in America. A post shared by Tristan Chen (@tchenrock) on Sep 3, 2018 at 3:32pm PDT Jaws II […]


Yves Gravelle Climbs New V14 in Quebec

September 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Strong Quebec climber Yves Gravelle has sent a hard new problem at Kanata-Tremblant in Quebec and he’s suggesting V14 for the grade. On Instagram, he said, “Finishing off this project was a dream come […]