Results for Bloc Shop Open in Montreal 2017

October 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Results for Bloc Shop Open in Montreal 2017

The Bloc Shop Open was on Oct. 7 and 8 in Montreal. It had dozens of top Canadian and international climbers compete in one of the first bouldering competitions of the seaon in Canada. […]


Watch Alex Megos Climb Three Swiss 5.14d Sport Routes

October 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Megos Climb Three Swiss 5.14d Sport Routes

Alex Megos visited some of Switzerland’s top bolt-clipping areas this summer: Voralpsee, Tüfleten and Val Bavona. He spent over a week climbing some of the most classic lines, which included three 5.14ds and seven […]


Watch Carlos Logroño on 5.14 Crack Freeing in Spain

October 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Carlos Logroño on 5.14 Crack Freeing in Spain

In September 2017, Carlos Logroño aka ‘Citro’ freed La fuerza de la Gravedad, an A2 roof crack route at Vadiello, Spain. The first ascent was by Jandro Lorés and Logroño proposed the free grade […]


Watch Pamela Shanti Pack Climb The Kill Artist

October 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Pamela Shanti Pack Climb The Kill Artist

Watch offwidth climber Pamela Shanti Pack’s face off with the “mental block,” the second pitch and crux sequence of her latest offwidth first ascent The Kill Artist 5.13+ in Moab, Utah’s Long Canyon. After […]


Watch Quebec Climber Catherine Vaillancourt Send First V11

October 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Quebec Climber Catherine Vaillancourt Send First V11

Quebec climbers Catherine Vaillancourt and Olivier Turgeon have made a short video about their trip to Rocklands in the Cederberg Mountains of South Africa Watch as long-time climber Vaillancourt climbs two V10s and her […]


Cole Taylor Solos Old Route on Alaska’s Devil’s Thumb

October 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Cole Taylor Solos Old Route on Alaska’s Devil’s Thumb

During the middle of summer, America Cole Taylor sailed his boat from Washington state to Alaska and then headed up the Baird Glacier to Devil’s Thumb in the Coast Mountains. He arrived and made […]


Polish Heading to K2 for First Winter Ascent Attempt

October 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Polish Heading to K2 for First Winter Ascent Attempt

K2 is the only 8,000-metre peak without a winter ascent, but a team of 10 Polish climbers is hoping to change that. It is the second highest mountain in world at 8,611 metres and […]