Ice Season Warm-Up: Beyond Good and Evil

October 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Ice Season Warm-Up: Beyond Good and Evil

The thin route was first climbed in 1992 and is considered a classic


Watch Rare Sends of Maniac 5.13d in New England

September 29th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Rare Sends of Maniac 5.13d in New England

The first ascent was in 1984 by stuntman and climber Dan Goodwin


Book Review: ‘Some Stories’ by Yvon Chouinard

September 26th, 2019 by Tom Valis | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Book Review: ‘Some Stories’ by Yvon Chouinard

“From there it was the start of a climbing life that took Chouinard to the top echelon of big wall and alpine rock climbing”


Climbing Guide to B.C.’s West Kootenays

September 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Climbing Guide to B.C.’s West Kootenays

From bouldering to alpine climbs, the area has some of Canada’s most classic routes


Canadians Head to Nepal for Big Alpine Walls

September 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Canadians Head to Nepal for Big Alpine Walls

The north pillar of Tengkangpoche is a huge rock wall between two glaciated faces that have been climbed


Jim McCarthy Was First Climber on Sports Illustrated

September 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Jim McCarthy Was First Climber on Sports Illustrated

American climber Jim McCarthy was the first climber to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated back in 1958. Meredith Corp. has announced that Sports Illustrated, one of the world’s most iconic sports publications, acquired […]


Watch Hazel Findlay Send a 5.13+R in Sweden

September 9th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Hazel Findlay Send a 5.13+R in Sweden

Findlay puts down the hard Electric Avenue 5.13+R


Watch Sean Villanueva Work Burly Offwidth in Czech

September 9th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sean Villanueva Work Burly Offwidth in Czech

Before the team makes a first ascent


Seb Bouin Sends New 5.15b/c in France

September 9th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Seb Bouin Sends New 5.15b/c in France

Adam Ondra had attempted the line in 2015


Watch Send of Eiger’s 900-metre La Vida es Siblar 5.13

September 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Send of Eiger’s 900-metre La Vida es Siblar 5.13

This was the first one-day ascent of the 27-pitch bolted route