Tommy Caldwell: Good Yosemite Season has Shifted

December 11th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

Tommy Caldwell has spent hundreds, if not thousands, of days in Yosemite Valley, so if anyone has witnessed the changing of the seasons it’s him. He recently took to social media to share his […]


Watch Seb Bouin on French Chilam Balam 5.15a/b

December 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

This spring, Seb Bouin made the first ascent of French Chilam Balam 5.15a/b in France. He sent Bernabé Fernández’s original Chilam Balam in 2015. Fernández made the first ascent of Chilam Balam in 2003 […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends Perfecto Mundo 5.15c

December 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Stefano Ghisolfi has joined the most elite climbers in the world by sending a 5.15c with the repeat of Perfecto Mundo in Spain. Ghisolfi said after, “After so many days trying this route, I […]


Sonnie Trotter Has Named His El Cap Free Route

December 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

On Nov. 19, Sonnie Trotter made a one-day free ascent of a new variation to the North America Wall and El Nino. Tommy Caldwell joined trotter as support, belaying and jumaring as Trotter sent. […]


The Forge is New Bold Scottish Winter Route

December 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of The Forge X/10 on An Teallach in Scotland. The Scottish winter season started earlier than normal with cold weather arriving ahead of schedule. […]


Matilda Soderlund and Margo Hayes Send in RRG

December 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles | No Comments »

This is Red River Gorge (RRG) season and there’s been some big sends over the past month, including two by Matilda Soderlund and Margo Hayes. Soderlund reported on Instagram that she has sent Pure […]


Canmore Wedding Party is New Montana Alpine Route

December 5th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Jess Roskelley and Scott Coldiron have climbed a new route on A Peak in Montana’s Cabinet Mountains. They climbed from Nov. 18 to 21 and named their new alpine route Canmore Wedding Party AI5 […]