Watch Film About Quebec Ice Climbing

November 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Quebec has some of the best ice climbing in Canada, from the renowned Parc de la Chute-Montmorency to Les Palissades to Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie, there are dozens of quality routes up to 400 metres. Some of […]

Jan Hojer Climbs Quoi de Neuf V15

November 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

German climber Jan Hojer recently repeated Quoi de Neuf V15, one of the longest roof problems at Fontainebleau. The first ascent was by Rémy Bergasse back in 2008 and it was repeated by Sebastien […]

How Edelrid is Making Rope Treatments Sustainable

November 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Profiles, Ropes, Video | No Comments »

What is one of Europe’s most environmentally friendly companies doing to develop eco-friendly products? Edelrid has been making major efforts to improve their environmental impact and we sat down with them to understand why […]

Watch Film on Top Mexico Climber Fery Rodriguez

November 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

In this short film we meet Fery Rodriguez, who made history by becoming the first Mexican woman to climb 5.14a. Watch Fery climb Dante’s Inferno Extension 5.14a in El Salto, a popular winter destination […]

Profile: Toru Nakajima Talks About His Process

November 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Japanese climber Toru Nakajima made the fourth ascent of Lucid Dreaming V15 on the Grandpa Peabody boulder in Bishop earlier this year. Nakajima joined Daniel Woods, Alex Megos and Paul Robinson as the only […]

Alex Lowe’s Son, Max, Makes Film on Adventure/War

November 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | No Comments »

Alex Lowe was one of the most cutting-edge climbers and skiers of his generation. He died on Shishapangma in 1999. One of his sons, Max, recently directed a film called Adventure Not War, which […]

Vid: Comp Champ Shauna Coxsey Tries Crack Climbing

November 14th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

British climber Shauna Coxsey’s iron grip has seen her demolish the competition to become 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup Champion and power up 5.14 sport routes. In 2014, Coxsey climbed New Base Line V14 […]