Discovery, 15-pitch 5.13 in Winds, Freed in Push

August 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Nate Mankovich said, “There is climbing potential for many lifetimes. The recent free climbing activity in the area, particularly for free climbs 5.11 and harder, is inspiring.”


New Book by Sharon Wood, First Canadian Woman up Everest

August 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Sharon Wood’s new book is Rising: Becoming the First North American Woman on Everest


New Online Bouldering Guidebook for Yukon

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

An online guide the best bouldering areas in the Yukon


Climbers Rescued from Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The climbers are reportedly OK after the impressive rescue


Mount Tupper to Close to Blow Up Bombs

August 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The area will be closed on Aug. 21 and 22


Watch Thomasina Pidgeon Send New Newfoundland V8

August 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Hell or High Water is found at Maddox Cover


Watch Andy Kirkpatrick Alone on El Cap for 14 Days

August 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

“There was probably no other route that scared me more on El Cap than the Sea.”


Gold Rush is New Banff 14-pitch Bolted 5.7

August 18th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

Gold Rush is the longest route at the grade


Throwback to Big Send on Central Tower of Paine

August 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch the 2009 first free ascent of The South African Route VI


Sachi Amma Spotted in Squamish Projecting Cobra Crack

August 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The top Japanese climber has sent a number of 5.15 sport routes