Barbara Zangerl Sends Six-Pitch 5.14 in Austria

November 2nd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Barbara Zangerl Sends Six-Pitch 5.14 in Austria

Barbara Zangerl just sent Sangre de Toro on Rote Wand in Lechquellengebirge of Austria, a six-pitch 5.14a. The first ascent of the big route was by Gunther Winkel, Alex Luger, Robert Natter and Konrad […]


Godzilla is New Four-Pitch 5.9 Close to Canmore

October 30th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Godzilla is New Four-Pitch 5.9 Close to Canmore

Godzilla is a new 5.9 four-pitches all-bolted route on Kanga South (aka Whitemans Crag) above Upper Grassi Lakes parking area in Canmore. The first ascent was in June 2018 by Dave Smart and Brandon Pullan […]


Popular Climbing Instagramer @lizzy.ellison Deletes Account

October 30th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock | Comments Off on Popular Climbing Instagramer @lizzy.ellison Deletes Account

Social media has a way of connecting and motivating through stories and photos, but there’s no denying many people struggle with its purpose and the unwanted exposure it may bring. Popular Instagramer @lizzy.ellison has […]


Brad Gobright Sends 31-Pitch El Corazon 5.13b on El Cap

October 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Brad Gobright Sends 31-Pitch El Corazon 5.13b on El Cap

Brad Gobright has repeated the well-known El Capitan route called El Corazon, a 31-pitch 5.13b. “It took 19 hours and is probably the most challenging thing I’ve done in climbing,” said Gobright after his […]


Third Send of Century Crack 5.14b by Danny Parker

October 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Third Send of Century Crack 5.14b by Danny Parker

Danny Parker has made the third ascent of the offwidth called Century Crack 5.14b in Utah. The monster roof crack was first climbed by Wide Boyz Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker in 2011 with […]


The French ‘Spiderman’ Arrested After London Building Solo

October 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The French ‘Spiderman’ Arrested After London Building Solo

Alain Robert, the 56-year-old free-soloist from France, was arrested after he climbed the more than 200-metre Salesforce Tower (formerly the Heron Tower) in London. Hundreds stopped to watch Robert as he slowly made his […]


New 5.14c is Hardest Route in Atlantic Canada

October 25th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New 5.14c is Hardest Route in Atlantic Canada

Sebastian Pacey-Smith has reported about his newest route in Atlantic Canada that’s he called Cipher and graded 5.14c, making it the most difficult climb on the East Coast. Pacey-Smith is based in Fredericton, New […]