Girls on Ice and the Canadian Ice Core Archive

July 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, International, Routes | Comments Off on Girls on Ice and the Canadian Ice Core Archive

Girls on Ice Canada continues their mission of taking ten 16- and 17-year old women on a 12-day expedition through Glacier National Park


Cabeza Clava is Monster New Slab Climb in Peru

July 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Cabeza Clava is Monster New Slab Climb in Peru

This is the teams second new climb in Peru in less than three weeks


Kai Lightner Warming Up in Rocklands

July 23rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Kai Lightner Warming Up in Rocklands

While he’s never climbed V14, he made quick work of V13 and is feeling strong


A Hunter and Climber Find Common Ground

July 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on A Hunter and Climber Find Common Ground

A short video of a climber going hunting and a hunter going climbing


New 5.14b on No Chalk, Run-Out German Sandstone

July 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on New 5.14b on No Chalk, Run-Out German Sandstone

This is now the most difficult route at Elbsandstein and took 14 years to free


Simon Messner, Reinhold’s Son, Solos Unclimbed Himalayan Peak

July 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Simon Messner, Reinhold’s Son, Solos Unclimbed Himalayan Peak

He climbed the peak alone after his team opted to join due to bad conditions


Free Soloing is Not Scrambling and Scrambling is Not Free Soloing

July 11th, 2019 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Free Soloing is Not Scrambling and Scrambling is Not Free Soloing

Free soloing has been referred to as scrambling and 3rd classing for many years by top climbers


Adam Ondra Talks About Sending Silence 5.15d

July 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Adam Ondra Talks About Sending Silence 5.15d

Watch epic footage of the world’s hardest sport climb


Climbers Injured After Lightning Strike in Colorado

July 2nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Climbers Injured After Lightning Strike in Colorado

One climber was critically injured after a lightning strike at Devil’s Head


Five Performance Tips for Weekend Warriors

June 28th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Five Performance Tips for Weekend Warriors

Remember to climb safe this long weekend