Climbers Landed a Plane on Mont Blanc

June 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News | No Comments »

Mont Blanc is one of the busiest mountains in the Alps


Seb Bouin Repeats Move 5.15b/c at the Flatanger Cave

June 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

This is the second ascent after Adam Ondra made the first in 2013


Alaskan King Cobra is Variation to Classic Cobra Pillar

June 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

King Cobra climbs 15 pitches of splitter granite in the Ruth Gorge


Brad Gobright Sends Golden Gate 5.13 on El Cap

June 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Brad Gobright has sent Golden Gate VI 5.13a in a 16.5 hour push for his third free route on El Cap this season in a day. Earlier this spring, Gobright sent Muir Wall via […]


Jimmy Webb Sends New V14 Called The Healing

June 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Top American climber Jimmy Webb has made the first ascent of The Healing at Rocklands, which he said is one of the best lines he’s every climbed. The sandstone V14 follows a 45-degree line […]


Krzysztof Wielicki Receives Piolet d’Or Lifetime Achievement Award

June 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Polish mountaineer Krzysztof Wielicki has become the 11th climber to be awarded the Piolet d’Or lifetime achievement award. He is the second Polish climber to receive the award. Previous awardees include Walter Bonatti, Reinhold […]


Slovak Direct Climbed in 2019 in Epic Conditions

June 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | No Comments »

The Slovak Direct is a 3,000-metre route on Denali graded VI 5.9X M6 WI6


She’s 10 Years Old and Just Climbed El Capitan

June 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Selah Schneiter is only 10 years old, but she just climbed The Nose with her dad, Mike, and family friend Mark Regier over five days. She is the youngest climber on record to have […]


Sonnie Trotter’s El Cap Pineapple Express Repeated

June 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | Comments Off on Sonnie Trotter’s El Cap Pineapple Express Repeated

Sonnie Trotter is the only Canadian to open a new free route on El Capitan with Pineapple Express, which is technically a three-pitch variation to El Nino VI 5.13c. Trotter established the route over […]


Minihapa is New Bolted Multi-Pitch 5.6 Above Banff

June 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | Comments Off on Minihapa is New Bolted Multi-Pitch 5.6 Above Banff

You have to hop over Cascade Falls to start pitch three up a corner