Don’t Miss this Vid of Graham McGrenere Sending 5.14b

May 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | No Comments »

Graham McGrenere is based on Canada’s west coast and has just climbed his third 5.14b with a send of A Stressful Day At The Office (ASDATO). The video includes shop talk, whippers and other […]


Big Glacier Collapse in Torres del Paine National Park

May 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, International, News, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The Southern Patagonia Icefield, which covers more than 12,000 square kilometres in southern Argentina and Chile, has reportedly split into two with large sections breaking off glaciers in Torre del Paine. The icefield is […]


Chamlang Climbed in Yeti Country, Skunking Canadians

May 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Chamlang is a 7,319-metre peak in the Makalu-Barun National Park in Nepal that has a big north face which was the focus of a Canadian expedition later this year. However, the intended 2,000-metre route […]


Sasha DiGiulian Narrates Her Send of Thunder Muscle 5.14

May 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Sasha DiGiulian returned to Thunder Muscle 5.14a after her send to record real-time beta. Thunder Muscle is at Seal Rock at the Flatirons in Colorado. Thunder Muscle Beta


Steep and Wild Spain Route Climbed in Memory of Hansjorg Auer

May 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Sense Retorn is new nine-pitch 5.13a that climbs loose and steep limestone


The Smoke Bluffs and 10 Classic Routes to 5.10a

May 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

The many cliffs of the Smoke Bluffs are some of the busiest walls in Canada. Thousands of climbers visit the short granite crags near Squamish every year. They are easy to access and have […]


Watch Steve House Talk About Surviving in the Alpine

May 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Steve House is one of the world’s leading alpinists with major ascents in nearly every major mountain range. This year, House’s company Alpine Mentors has been publishing videos about surviving in the alpine. In […]


Paul Robinson: Is Air Wolf the Best Boulder Problem?

May 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Paul Robinson recently visited Indian Creek and repeated the 20-foot tall Air Wolf near Sparks Wall that was first climbed by Tom Moulin over a decade ago. Moulin is the author of the Southern […]


New Book by Sharon Wood, First Canadian Woman up Everest

May 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

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


New Finland 5.14c Trad is One of World’s Hardest

May 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | No Comments »

Privatvägen is now Finland’s most difficult trad route at 5.14c