Watch Steve McClure Send U.K.’s Hardest Route

April 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

In 2017, top sport climber Steve McClure finally climbed his seven-year mega-project at Malham, Rainman, to give the U.K. its first-ever 5.15b. The route, at Malham Cove in Yorkshire, climbs up the classic Raindogs […]


Jon Cardwell Projects Hard Catalonia Climbs

April 18th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

A group of Americans were out in Catalonia for the winter and spring climbing season. The crew is trying our best out here! But…we’ll have to wait out the epic rainstorm once again. Either […]


Watch Fastest Climb up The Nose in Yosemite

April 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

In October 2017, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds set a new speed record on The Nose at 2:19:44. A post shared by Brad Gobright (@bradgobright) on Apr 16, 2018 at 11:39am PDT They had […]


Amazing 5Point Festival Trailer with “A Letter to All”

April 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The annual 5Point Film Festival trailer reminds us to reach for our highest ideals and live our best adventure. This year is no different. In 2007, Julie Kennedy founded the 5Point Film Festival. In […]


A Day in the Life of Top Boulderer Paul Robinson

April 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Late last summer, Paul Robinson worked with Friction Labs and Nathaniel Davison on a day in the life piece. “It is always fun to work with other creatives and see how they envision a […]


Watch Pete Whittaker’s One-Day El Cap Free Rope-Solo

April 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

At the end of 2016, U.K. crusher Pete Whittaker made the first-ever one-day all-free rope-solo of El Capitaon. His selected route was Freerider 5.13a. We hear from Pete Whittaker, his long time climbing partner […]


Throwback to Jorgeson Climbing the Royal Ontario Museum

April 12th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

In 2016, Kevin Jorgeson visited Toronto and got the go ahead to climb the crystal feature on the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). “It’s sort of like a reverse 5.10 version of Dreamcatcher,” joked Jorgeson. […]