Matt Fultz Sends The Game V15 or Maybe V16

January 23rd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | No Comments »

This is his sixth V15 or harder problem


Watch Epic Rockfall Narrowly Miss Climbers on Spantik

January 23rd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Nothing was going to stop this huge boulder on its way down


Fabi Buhl Sends 27-Year Ratikon 5.14c Project

January 23rd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

The 12-pitch bolted route has a number of stacked 5.13 pitches


New Start to Collapsed Pitches of JahMan in Moab

January 20th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

The first section of the route collapsed at the start of the year, but locals have rebuilt it


Cedric Lachat Sends Pachamama 5.15a in Spain

January 20th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

This is his sixth of the grade


Simone Moro Falls into Crevasse, Ends Gasherbrum Attempt

January 19th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

He was caught falling into the glacier by partner Tamara Lunger


First All-Canadian Climb of El Capitan in 1969

January 19th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

We were just a couple of twenty-year-olds from Squamish. We could do this, Couldn’t we? The Nose was one of the biggest climbs of its type in the world in 1969 and at 31 pitches, two or three times longer than the longest climb we had done. It was big, psychologically and physically.


Watch Chris Sharma on New Deep Water Solo 5.14+

January 9th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma on New Deep Water Solo 5.14+

Sharma moves through the crux high above the water


Ataxia Hiperextension is New 5.15b in Spain

January 1st, 2020 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Ataxia Hiperextension is New 5.15b in Spain

And see a list of some of the most difficult routes there


Watch Jackson Marvell on Hard Utah Ice Climbs

December 31st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jackson Marvell on Hard Utah Ice Climbs

He’s 23, but climbs like an old school climber