Watch Film on University Wall FA in Squamish in 1965

October 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

In 1965, four university students, Glenn Woodsworth, Hamish Mutch, Tim Auger and Dan Tate, began cutting classes so that they could attempt a new route up the Squamish Chief. Each day, they would push […]


Throwback Thursday: Sean McColl, Vail WC Finals 2014

October 18th, 2018 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

Four years ago, Sean McColl wowed the crowd with this impressive display of coordination on men’s problem three in finals at the world cup in Vail, Colorado. McColl had to do this slab move […]


Reel Rock 13 Trailer with Adam Ondra in Canada

October 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Reel Rock 13 delivers jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humor in a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films. From Olympic training centres to the frozen landscape of Antarctica, explore the […]


Lianet Castillo is 14 and Sends 5.13c in Venezuela

October 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Lianet Castillo has sent Chicho el Bárbaro and become the youngest Latin American to climb 5.13c. “Few people can imaging the difficulties and exactly what it takes to be an athlete in Venezuela,” said […]


James Forrest Climbs 273 Irish Mountains for Record

October 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Profiles | No Comments »

James Forrest has climbed all 273 mountains in Ireland in just 56 days, completing his goal on Oct. 3. Last year, he spend six months in Wales and England and climbed all 446 mountains, […]


Jerry Moffatt’s Classic 1990’s Campus Board Film

October 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Moffatt was the best climber of the 1980s and early 1990s. No one could beat his all round performance in redpoint, onsight, boulder and competition climbing. Together with Kurt Albert, Norbert Sandner and […]


Ice Season Warm-up: Watch David Roetzel Solo Vail Ice

October 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch David Roetzel solo steep ice routes in East Vail, Colorado, in the video below. On March 13, 2014, he left the rope at home to climb 15 Vail ice routes in one day. […]