Watch Matty Hong Climb 5.15s in Spain

October 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

When Matty Hong sets out to accomplish something, like sending two 5.15a routes in Spain, there’s nothing that can stop him from attaining his goal. During his spring trip to Spain, Hong applied himself […]


Josh Wharton Gives Canadian Alpine Climbing Lessons

October 18th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Josh Wharton, one of America’s top climbers, spent a busy week in Canada in May 2012 where he did the first one-day ascents of the Emperor Face on Mount Robson and the Wild Thing […]


Watch Hayden Kennedy Send a Desert 5.14

October 17th, 2017 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In 2012, twenty-two-year-old Hayden Kennedy made the first ascent of Carbondale Short Bus 5.14- in Indian Creek, Utah. The line was first envisioned by Nick Martino back in 2007, Kennedy redpointed it on March […]


Watch the Reel Rock 12 Trailer, 22 Shows in Canada

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

Reel Rock has been following the world’s most exciting climbers, documenting their gripping tales and groundbreaking sends. "Even if it's hard, don't let go! Sometimes you get this surge of energy, this magic. You […]


Video: Passage to Valhalla, a 100-metre Northern Ontario 5.12

October 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | No Comments »

In this drone footage, videographer Aric Fishman captures Duncan Hutchison and Kyle Brooks on the wild Passage to Valhalla with full fall colours behind. The 100-metre 5.12- climbs the most obvious line up Mount […]


Watch Psycho Vertical Trailer, Will Screen at Banff Fest

October 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

Based on his best-selling auto-biography of the same name, Psycho Vertical is a raw and emotive study of the complex life and motivations of writer, funny-man and Britain’s unlikeliest hero-mountaineer, Andy Kirkpatrick, woven into […]


Watch Honnold and Ozturk Talk Life on Alaska Glacier

October 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Honnold and Ozturk Talk Life on Alaska Glacier

When conditions became unfavourable for a first ascent off of Alaska’s Ruth Gorge, Alex Honnold turns the camera on Renan Ozturk for a discussion about life’s big questions. Scroll down to watch the nice […]