Nina Caprez Repeats Multi-Pitch 5.13 in Rätikon

September 21st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Nina Caprez has repeated a steep limestone multi-pitch route in the Rätikon, Switzerland Her send of the 260-metre Headless Children was the third ascent of the route and only the third in over two […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Brit Rock Film Tour 2018 Trailer

September 10th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Alastair Lee has joined forces with a number of top filmmakers to create a Brit Rock Film Tour that will launch on Oct. 25 in Edinburgh. For dates and locations visit here.


New Rockies Routes and Homage to the Warden

September 10th, 2018 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

This summer, I’ve had the good fortune to climb some new routes with amazing partners. Some routes are cleaned to repeat and others are more adventurous. Early in the year, I was joined by […]


Gripped Week in Review: Revo, Dreamcatcher, World Championships

September 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

This is weekly summary of top climbing stories from July 13 to July 20. Wild Country Revo A review of the new Wild Country Revo belay device. Algorithm Paige Claassen repeats Idaho’s hardest route, […]


Kickstarter for New Children’s Book About Rock Climbing

September 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Kickstarter for New Children’s Book About Rock Climbing

A climbing dad from Montreal wants to get kids into rock climbing with the help of exhilarating illustrated stories. This cool project is called Tom and Katie’s Climbing Adventures and is currently campaigning on […]