Watch Carlo Traversi Send Meltdown 5.14c Trad

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

Ten years. That’s how long Meltdown stood unrepeated. Considering that Meltdown is located in the mecca of traditional climbing, it’s safe to assume that the Yosemite route—established by Beth Rodden on Valentine’s Day in […]


Haizea is New Splitter Alpine Line in Patagonia

February 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Haizea is New Splitter Alpine Line in Patagonia

Brothers Iker and Eneko Pou have made the first ascent of the new 550-metre Haizea V 5.12c on Aguja de la S in the Fitz Roy range of Patagonia. In true Pou bro fashion, […]


Watch Pete Whittaker Struggle On 5.13 Offwidth Roof

February 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pete Whittaker Struggle On 5.13 Offwidth Roof

Pete Whittaker making an ascent of one of the world’s toughest offwidths called Angry Pirate Finish 5.13a.


Watch History of Drytooling and Hard Alps Sends

February 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch History of Drytooling and Hard Alps Sends

Watch clips of mixed climbing in the European Alps including an ascent of the North Face of the Drus. This movie talks about the history, evolution and future of the drytooling. “You will also […]


Watch Laura Rogora Send Esclatamaster 5.14d

February 4th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Laura Rogora Send Esclatamaster 5.14d

Watch Italian Laura Rogora send Esclatamaster 5.14d at at Perles, Spain in this video by Marco Iacono. In 2017, she sent Grandi Gesti, becoming the first Italian woman to send 514d. She’s also one […]


Weekend Stoker: Watch Dani Arnold Solo Big Swiss Ice WI7

February 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Weekend Stoker: Watch Dani Arnold Solo Big Swiss Ice WI7

Dani Arnold has soloed a big ice climb in Switzerland called Beta Block Super on Breitwangfluh. Planetmountain.com reported about the climb that took place on Christmas Eve above the town of Kandersteg. The strong […]


Watch Adam Ondra’s 5.14c Chile First Ascent

February 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra’s 5.14c Chile First Ascent

Adam Ondra’s Climbing the Americas road trip continues with a new episode down in South America. In this video, we’ll see Adam climbing in the sector Carcel (prison) in Valle de los Condores, a […]


Dan Beland Sends Peregrination 5.14b in Utah

January 31st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Dan Beland Sends Peregrination 5.14b in Utah

Canadian Dan Beland has sent Peregrination 5.14b at the Hurricane Cave in Utah to start his 2019. Beland has been in Utah for most of January and said on Sendage.com after his climb, “Wow. […]


Watch Adam Ondra Onsight Hard Routes in Chile

January 24th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Adam Ondra Onsight Hard Routes in Chile

After spending a few weeks in the States, the climbing journey of Adam Ondra goes on and stops in Chile for another incredible adventure. Just after landing, Ondra went to Valle de Los Cóndores […]


Expedition to Find Missing Plane on Tupungato

January 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Expedition to Find Missing Plane on Tupungato

The following is a press release of an upcoming expedition called Star Dust Expedition from Matt Maynard (follow below on Instagram). On Aug. 2, 1947, the British South American Airways plane “Star Dust” vanished […]