Watch Climber Hit the Ground After 30-Footer

March 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch a climber take a 30-footer and hit the ground, luckily he was OK. This is what he wrote about the accident: “This was about seven years ago in my 1st year of climbing. […]


Kameyama Sends No Kpote V17 and Suggests Downgrade

March 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Kameyama Sends No Kpote V17 and Suggests Downgrade

Ryohei Kameyama has made the second ascent of barefoot climber Charles Albert’s No Kpote in Font. Albert recently climbed the long-time project and graded it V17. Kameyama, who has climbed Big Island V15 and […]


Watch Climbers on Crystal Tear and Grotto in Grotto Canyon

March 10th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Climbers on Crystal Tear and Grotto in Grotto Canyon

Grotto Canyon is one of Canada’s most popular go-to winter climbing areas, with a fun 55-metre WI3, a short WI5 and WI4 and plenty of mixed climbing. Few climbers know that farther up the […]


Watch Isabelle Faus Climb Log Cabins V12

March 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Isabelle Faus Climb Log Cabins V12

Watch Isabelle Faus send Log Cabins V12 in St. Vrain, Colorado. Faus has climbed a number of hard problems, including Memory is Parallax V14 earlier this year. wow I did my project today ! […]


Climbing Helped Éléonore Lebeuf-Taylor During Breast Cancer

March 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Special Feature | Comments Off on Climbing Helped Éléonore Lebeuf-Taylor During Breast Cancer

The following story was written by Calgary climber Éléonore Lebeuf-Taylor who recently battled breast cancer. This isn’t your typical climber profile column. No onsighting 5.14s or new routes in the Canadian Rockies. Rather, this […]


Watch Jacob Cook Send Inferno Extension 5.14 in Mexico

March 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jacob Cook Send Inferno Extension 5.14 in Mexico

Watch Jacob Cook send Dante’s Ferno Extension 5.14a in El Salto, Mexico in March 2019 in this clip by Bronwyn Hodgins. Follow Cook on Instagram below. "I mean, if you're not cutting loose, is […]


Widow’s Tears Ice Climb in Yosemite Climbed 2019

March 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Widow’s Tears Ice Climb in Yosemite Climbed 2019

Widow’s Tears in Yosemite doesn’t always form, but when it does, it’s the longest continuous ice climb in the lower 48 and it hasn’t seen many ascents. First climbed in 1975 by Mark Chapman […]


Helen Rennard is a Bold and Accomplished Scottish Climber

March 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Helen Rennard is a Bold and Accomplished Scottish Climber

Helen Rennard is an accomplished and bold winter alpinist living in Fort William, Scotland. When not helping the local community through her job as a social worker, she spends all her time either training […]


Sean Bailey Sends Joe Mama 5.15a in Spain

March 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Sean Bailey Sends Joe Mama 5.15a in Spain

Sean Bailey has sent Joe Mama 5.15a in Oliana, Spain, an old project Joe Kinder project that was first climbed by Klemen Becan. Bailey’s first 5.15 was back in 2016 with Biographie in France […]


Nanga Parbat Search Moves to Kinshofer Route

March 5th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes | Comments Off on Nanga Parbat Search Moves to Kinshofer Route

Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi are still missing on Nanga Parbat where they went missing above camp three on Feb. 24 when they were last heard from. Anna Piunova of russianclimb.com has updated everyone […]