New Big Wall Film and Tunes from Favresse and Co.

December 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Nico Favresse and gang have a new film called Notes from the wall that you can download here. Watch the trailer below.


Portrait of a Mountain: North Face/Ridge of North Twin

December 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

The north face of the North Twin on the Columbia Icefield in the Canadian Rockies is one of the most talked about alpine walls in the world of hard alpinism. When the first ascent […]


Watch 1998 Rock Climb First Ascent of Tsaranoro

December 14th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch the first ascent of the big rock climb Never the same – Mai più così back in 1998 by Rolando Larcher, Marco Sterni and Erik Svab. This was the first ascent of the […]


Watch Will Meinen on Physiotherapy M7 at Rehab Wal

December 14th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

A couple winters ago, Will Meinen, Danny O’Farrell and Brandon Pullan developed some mixed routes at the back of Evan Thomas Creek, Kananaskis Country, Alberta. It was during Meinen’s recovery several months after breaking […]


Remember That ‘A Happy Mountaineer Pees Clear’

December 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

“A happy mountaineer always pees clear” is a simple rhyme that does a great job to remind climbers about the importance of hydration. The rhyme stems from the fact that urine color is an […]


Established 14-Pitch 5.15 in China Waiting for Full Send

December 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Edu Marin has been working on a 14-pitch mega route in Getu Valley, China, on and off for most of the year. This spring, he worked with a few partners to equip the monster […]


New Album Features Top Climbers with Music

December 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | No Comments »

Bradley “Chum” Carter is a musician, climber and content creator based in Asheville, North Carolina. Carter has worked as a climbing guide, climbed The Nose in a Day and has done big link-ups of […]