Jean-Pierre Ouellet’s Necronomicon 5.13+ Finally Repeated

April 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Jean-Pierre Ouellet’s Necronomicon 5.13+ Finally Repeated

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 | Comments Off on Watch Sasha and Molly Climb Mexico Big Wall

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 | Comments Off on Remember That ‘A Happy Mountaineer Pees Clear’

“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 | Comments Off on Paul Robinson Talks About Filming Climbing

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 | Comments Off on Watch Jimmy Webb on the FA of Ephyra V16

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


12 Rad #GrippedMagazine Images to Start Spring 2019

April 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on 12 Rad #GrippedMagazine Images to Start Spring 2019

With nearly 65,000 images on Instagram tagged with #GrippedMagazine, there’s no shortage of photos to scroll through for motivation. Below are 10 from the first two weeks of spring 2019. @andrea_milani97 on this amazing […]


Book Review: Inner Ranges by Geoff Powter

April 8th, 2019 by Tom Valis | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Book Review: Inner Ranges by Geoff Powter

Head aching, vision blurred, the twirl and flutter of tie-offs that have come undone around him, Geoff Powter decides it’s time to back off from an early attempt on The Shield. He’s never nailed […]


Watch Wide Boyz FA of Gobbler’s Roof in U.K. in 2009

April 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Wide Boyz FA of Gobbler’s Roof in U.K. in 2009

Situated in the Harborough Rocks is Gobbler’s Roof, a crack that wide boyz Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker made the first ascent of in 2009. This climb was made before they visited America, where […]


Now Maddy Cope Sends Pinzip Hoffnung 5.14R

April 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Now Maddy Cope Sends Pinzip Hoffnung 5.14R

Maddy Cope became the third climber to send Prinzip Hoffnung 5.14R in Austria in the past few weeks and the third woman overall. Ski champ Nadine Wallner recently climbed the spicy trad line, as […]


Jim Reynolds Free-Solos Up and Down Fitz Roy in Patagonia

April 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Jim Reynolds Free-Solos Up and Down Fitz Roy in Patagonia

Jim Reynolds, 25, has made history on the famous Patagonian peak Fitz Roy, climbing up and down the Afanassieff route solo. Reynolds made headlines in 2017 with his speed record on The Nose with […]