40 Years Later and Latok I North Ridge Still Unclimbed

June 3rd, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on 40 Years Later and Latok I North Ridge Still Unclimbed

In 1978, Jim Donini, Michael Kennedy, Jeff Lowe and George Lowe attempted the North Ridge of Latok I (7,145 m / 23,441 ft). They climbed 100 pitches before altitude sickness turned them around. Forty […]


Watch 1987 Send of Rude Boys 5.13c in Smith Rocks

June 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch 1987 Send of Rude Boys 5.13c in Smith Rocks

In 1987 the Smith Rocks were a gathering place for the world’s best climbers. Routes like To Bolt Or Not To Be, East Face of Monkey Face, Scarface and Rude Boys represented the new […]


Monique Richard is First Woman to Solo Mount Logan

June 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | 3 Comments »

Quebec climber Monique Richard reaches the summit of Mount Logan in solo climb and becomes the first woman to do so alone. “Monique just reached the summit,” François Masse said in an email message […]


Mike Doyle Trad Climbs East Face of Monkey Face 5.13d

May 31st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Mike Doyle Trad Climbs East Face of Monkey Face 5.13d

Canadian Mike Doyle repeated the East Face of Monkey Face 5.13d in Smith Rocks while placing all of his own gear. Doyle might be only the fourth climber to send the climb placing his […]


Indoor Weekly: Plastic Training for Hard Outdoor Problems

May 31st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Indoor Weekly: Plastic Training for Hard Outdoor Problems

Andy Burgess is a climber from Sheffield, who has carved himself a successful climbing grade progression by combining an obsessional approach to training with an equally driven attitude to projecting. No matter what the […]


Caldwell and Honnold Set New Nose Speed Record

May 30th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Caldwell and Honnold Set New Nose Speed Record

On May 30, Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have set a new speed record on The Nose of El Capitan in 2:10:15 (two hours, 10 minutes, 15 seconds). This record beats the October 2017 […]


Caldwell and Honnold Talk Bromance on Fitz Traverse

May 30th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Caldwell and Honnold Talk Bromance on Fitz Traverse

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold are two of the world’s most well known climbers and they were recently at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. On May 30, 2018, the two climbed The […]