Watch Strong Climbers on Hard Puerto Rico Routes

October 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | No Comments »

Watch strong climbers project hard routes, develop new lines and boulder problems and experience island life.


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. […]


Cedric Lachat Repeats a Pirmin Bertle 5.15a in Switzerland

October 11th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Cedric Lachat has made the second ascent of Pirmin Bertle’s in Jansegg, Switzerland, called La Cène du Roi Lézard 5.15a. The 34-year-old once-European bouldering champ agrees with the grade 5.15a after Bertle downgraded his […]


Josh Wharton Honours Hayden Kennedy with New Route

October 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Top American climber Hayden Kennedy and his partner Inge Perkins passed away just over a year ago. To honor Kennedy, Josh Wharton established a new route in Eldorado Canyon, a line he knows Kennedy […]


Alex Honnold Discusses Free Soloing For TED Talks

October 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch Alex Honnolds’s hair-raising talk about his free-solo of Freerider on El Capitan. “Years ago, when I first mentally mapped out what it would mean to free solo Freerider, there were half a dozen […]


Strong Team Makes First Ascent of Himalayan Peak

October 8th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Austrians Hansjorg Auer, Max Berger, Much Mayr and Guido Unterwurzacher have made the first ascent of a 6,000-metre peak in the Himalayas. ▲ Expedition ▲ We climbed the Southeast Face of the “Unknown Peak” […]


Watch Dani Arnold Climb Wild Helmcken Falls Ice

October 5th, 2018 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

In February 2018, Dani Arnold established and sent Power Shrimps at Helmcken Falls in northwestern B.C. Arnold had visited the big and wild cave a few times, but the finicky conditions kept him and […]