First Look: Petzl KAB Rope Bag for Indoor Climbing

June 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles | No Comments »

Petzl has released some information about some of their January 2019 equipment and the Petzl KAB rope bag caught our attention. It’s designed for gym climbing with an urban aesthetic. The bag features a […]


First Look: Mad Rock Haywire Climbing Shoes

June 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, Profiles | No Comments »

The European’s version of the Outdoor Retailer took place at Outdoor Friedrichshafen in Germany this past week. It’s one of the largest outdoor-gear trade shows in the world and there was some great new […]


10 Tips for Your First Summer Alpine Climb

June 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Alpine climbing combines all climbing types and tangles them up with long approaches, bigger hazards, more committing circumstances and camping (on a mountain). It doesn’t take long to know if alpine climbing is for […]


The Goat is New 19-Pitch Bolted 5.9 in B.C.’s Marble Canyon

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

Danny O’Farrell has completed and made the first ascent of his new route called The Goat in Marble Canyon, B.C., and it’s really big and amazing. Climbed and established over two years, the monster […]


Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on TEDx Talks Climbing and Life

June 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk is a rock climber with a passion for pushing her limits. Using climbing as a narrative, she explores the concept of determination and its application in the pursuit of far-reaching goals. Dreaming […]


Gobright and Reynolds Link Three El Cap Walls in a Day

June 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

It was none other than Alex Honnold who broke the news on Instagram that top big wall climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds climbed three El Cap faces in a day. “Big congrats to […]


Indoor Weekly: How to Start Indoor Climbing

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

New to indoor climbing? Well there’s a lot to learn, experience and achieve, but starting isn’t as daunting as you might think. First of all, don’t think that indoor climbing is all about hanging […]