Recovery Fund for Quinn Brett After Life-changing Fall

October 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Recovery Fund for Quinn Brett After Life-changing Fall

On Oct. 11, American climber Quinn Brett was climbing with Josie McKee when she took a 100-foot fall while climbing The Nose. Brett fell from the Boot Flake and hit the Texas Flake. She […]


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 […]


Xiamen World Cup 2017 Results and Elan Jonas McRae Injured

October 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Xiamen World Cup 2017 Results and Elan Jonas McRae Injured

The China Tour concluded with title-winning performances from elite sport climbing athletes at the final Speed and penultimate Lead event of 2017. Canadian Elan Jonas McRae was the lone Canuck at the event. He […]


Amanda Berezowski Climbs Another 5.14 with Northern Man

October 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Amanda Berezowski Climbs Another 5.14 with Northern Man

West Coaster Amanada Berezowski has climbed her second 5.14a with a tick of Northern Man at Horne Lake. See her Instagram post about it below. I thugged it to the top of something today! […]


Alex Megos Nets Jaws II 5.15a at Rumney in Three Tries

October 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Alex Megos Nets Jaws II 5.15a at Rumney in Three Tries

Alex Megos reported on Instagram that he sent Jaws II 5.15a at Rumney in New Hampshire on his third attempt. The steep and hard route was first climbed in 1998 by Dave Graham at […]


Courage Highway is New Four-Pitch 5.11 in Northern Ontario

October 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Courage Highway is New Four-Pitch 5.11 in Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario is a big place with a lot of rock, some of which is developed, most of which is not. A team of Ontario climbers have just establish a new multi-pitch called Courage […]


Watch Psycho Vertical Trailer, Will Screen at Banff Fest

October 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Psycho Vertical Trailer, Will Screen at Banff Fest

Based on his best-selling auto-biography of the same name, Psycho Vertical is a raw and emotive study of the complex life and motivations of writer, funny-man and Britain’s unlikeliest hero-mountaineer, Andy Kirkpatrick, woven into […]