Watch Jimmy Webb on the FA of Ephyra V16

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

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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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 […]


New Nova Scotia Rock Climbing Guidebook 2019

April 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes | Comments Off on New Nova Scotia Rock Climbing Guidebook 2019

Climb Nova Scotia has announced that pre-sales have opened for the new guide to rope climbing in Nova Scotia. “We expect printing to commence mid-April, and we will host an official launch party sometime […]


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 […]


Yamabushi is a Big Yamnuska 5.12d/13a Sport Route

April 2nd, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Yamabushi is a Big Yamnuska 5.12d/13a Sport Route

In about 1999, Raphael Slawinski and Will Gadd started work on a new line on the last major buttress of Yamnuska without a route on it. It took 11 more trips up on the wall, […]


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 […]


Gimme Shelter in Canadian Rockies Climbed in 2019

April 1st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Gimme Shelter in Canadian Rockies Climbed in 2019

In 1983, Kevin Doyle and Tim Friesen made the first ascent of Gimme Shelter, a seven-pitch WI6 ice climb that forms below a large serac on Mount Quadra. The line has only been climbed […]


Jon Siegrist Sends New 5.15a with All You Can Eat

March 30th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Jon Siegrist Sends New 5.15a with All You Can Eat

American climber Jon Siegrist has made the first ascent of All You Can Eat 5.15a at Mount Potosi near Las Vegas. He’d recently made the third ascent of Life of Villans at Hurricave in […]