Watch Adam Ondra Onsight Smith Rock 5.14a

December 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra recently visited Smith Rock and sent a number of classic routes and said one unclimbed project is a future 5.15a. Watch Ondra onsight Scarface 5.14a, one of Smith Rock’s classic hard sport […]


Stefano Ghisolfi Sends Perfecto Mundo 5.15c

December 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Stefano Ghisolfi has joined the most elite climbers in the world by sending a 5.15c with the repeat of Perfecto Mundo in Spain. Ghisolfi said after, “After so many days trying this route, I […]


Sonnie Trotter Has Named His El Cap Free Route

December 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

On Nov. 19, Sonnie Trotter made a one-day free ascent of a new variation to the North America Wall and El Nino. Tommy Caldwell joined trotter as support, belaying and jumaring as Trotter sent. […]


Watch Nina and Eline Have a Blast on The Nose

December 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Watch Eline Le Menestrel and Nina Caprez climb The Nose on El Cap for Le Menestrel’s first big wall. Not only that, but Caprez tries to free the 1,000-metre 5.14. Despite coming up short, […]


The Forge is New Bold Scottish Winter Route

December 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of The Forge X/10 on An Teallach in Scotland. The Scottish winter season started earlier than normal with cold weather arriving ahead of schedule. […]


Trip to Sardina for Warm Sport Climbing this Winter

December 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Sardinia is one of the best sport climbing destinations in the Mediterranean with a number of amazing crags for any season. The mild temperature in the winter season makes Sardinia a great destination to […]


Watch Ascent of Sea of Vapors WI6 in Rockies

December 6th, 2018 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Video | No Comments »

Sea of Vapours is one of the world’s most notorious grade six ice climbs. Found high on Mount Rundle’s Trophy Wall, the route forms regularly and has become a must-climb classic. Watch Tyler Davidson […]