The Line of the New Route on Latok I from the North

August 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

The strong team of Tom Livingstone, Ales Cesen and Luka Strazar made the first ascent of Latok I from the north side of the peak via a new route. There was much speculation as […]


Watch Canadian Paul McSorley on New African Big Wall

August 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In 2017, Canadian Paul McSorley joined German climbers Ines Papert and Joseph Pfnur and Slovenian Luka Lindic for a trip to South Africa to climb new routes. McSorley wrote the following for Gripped about […]


Canadians Slawinski and Berg Off Mountain in Pakistan

August 16th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Canadians Raphael Slawinski and Alik Berg are back down in the valley after spending a few weeks high in the mountains. The pair received the John Lauchlan Award earlier this year for a four-person […]


Watch Ascent of War and Poetry 5.12 on Greenland

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

British climbers Andrew Cherry and Stefan Morris climb War and Poetry VI 5.12c on the southwest face of Ulamertorsuaq in the Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland. “We attempted to team free the line hauling a small […]


Watch Three Women Ski Temperamental Mount Taranaki

August 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Janina Kuzma, Anna Segal and Evelina Nilsson travel to the North Island of New Zealand with a goal to summit and ski all four skiable volcanic peaks in the region. TARANAKI with these amazing […]


Caro North Climbs 55 New Routes in Minialaska, Patagonia

August 11th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Swiss climber Caro North was recently climbing in the valley called Minialaska in Argentina and discovered some great new climbing. After spending some time climbing in the popular Frey, the strong 27-year-old headed to […]


Watch First Ascent of Big Himalayan Peak, Larkya Main

August 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Watch this video of the first ascent of Larkya Main, a 6,425-metre peak in the Himalayas first climbed in 2017 by climbers from Georgia. Giorgi Tepnadze, Bakar Gelashvili and Archil Badriashvili climbed the big […]