April 2019 Sends of El Bon Combat 5.15b and Papichulo 5.15a

April 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Spring is sending season at many of Europe’s steep crags thanks to a combination good temps and dry conditions. Two hard sport lines have had repeats already in April. Felipe Camargo has sent Chris […]


Watch Highlights from David Lama’s Radical 2018

April 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch highlights from David Lama’s 2018, including footage from Nepal, Alaska, the Mont Blanc range and many spots in the Alps. Lama is currently climbing in the Canadian Rockies. “There are more ways to […]


Watch Chris Sharma and Daniel Woods Sending in Spain

April 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

From the vaults, Daniel Woods, Chris Sharma, Dave Graham and Matty Hong go sport climbing in Oliana and Margalef back in 2016. Featuring First Round First Minute 5.15b, Papichulo 5.15a, Victimas Perez 5.14d and […]


Wide Boyz Send New 5.14b Roof Crack in Desert

April 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Wide Boyz Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have made another hard first ascent in the Utah desert. Their new route is called Black Mamba 5.14b, which they say might be their hardest roof crack […]


Watch Daniel Woods Send La Capella 5.15b

April 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

The uncut video of Daniel Woods on La Capella 5.15B in Siurana, Spain back in January 2018. This was his first of the grade. Woods is known for his hard bouldering sends, including Sleepwalker […]


Jean-Pierre Ouellet’s Necronomicon 5.13+ Finally Repeated

April 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Jean-Pierre Ouellet made the first ascent of Necronomicon 5.13d/14a beneath the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands back in 2011 and it hadn’t been repeated until now. British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have […]


Watch Sasha and Molly Climb Mexico Big Wall

April 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Journey with Sasha DiGiulian and Molly Mitchell as they travel to El Salto, a limestone littered valley just outside of Monterrey, Mexico. The two climb Samadhi, a big wall, first freed by Alex Honnold […]


Remember That ‘A Happy Mountaineer Pees Clear’

April 9th, 2019 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 […]


Paul Robinson Talks About Filming Climbing

April 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Top boulderer Paul Robinson talks about how to film climbing. “I came up with a fun new concept that I am testing out with this video,” Robinson said. “A little how to series on […]


Watch Jimmy Webb on the FA of Ephyra V16

April 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jimmy Webb smashing From Dirt Grows the Flowers V15 and battling against one of Switzerland’s oldest projects.