Rad Vid of Ouray Ice Park as Ouray Ice Fest Nears

January 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Ouray Ice Fest has been taking place for years and bring climbers from around the world together at the Ouray Ice Park in Colorado. There are 23 men and six women registered to […]


Monday Motivation: Sweet Urban Rock Climbing

January 21st, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Urban climbing or “buildering” has long been a way climbers get their fill while not in the mountains. With Timmy O’Neill, Tommy Caldwell and Matt Segal making appearances, the full length film promises to […]


Watch Awesome Algonquin Park Winter Crossing

January 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Video | No Comments »

In February 2018, Eric Batty, Ryan Atkins and Buck Miller crossed Canada’s famed Algonquin Park in celebration of its 125th year. Pulling a toboggan each and enough supplies for two weeks, they completed the […]


Alex Honnold Free Solos Yosemite’s Heaven 5.13

January 20th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Alex Honnold solos Yosemite’s Heaven 5.12d/13a. The route was first climbed by Ron Kauk in the 90s and soloed in 2005 by Dean Potter. The climb starts 800 metres above the valley floor. Honnold […]


Saturday Send: Hans Montenegro Sends Squamish V12

January 19th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

West coaster Hans Montenegro started 2019 with a send of The Method V12 in Squamish. The technical problem climbs a near vertical face just off the Apron trail. It is considered one of the […]


Top Canadian Winter Climber Raphael Slawinski

January 19th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Raphael Slawinski is a professor of physics at Mount Royal University in Calgary and a Piolet d’Or recipient. This short video is from 2014. He is one of Canada’s most prolific ice climbers and […]


Watch Paul Robinson Send Karoshi V15

January 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Paul Robinson is one of the world’s strongest boulderers. In December, he made the first ascent of Karoshi and summarized the climb below. Back in early 2018, my friend Keith Allen Peters and I […]


Watch Steve McClure Climb Steep Irish Sea Cliffs

January 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Steve McClure teams up with Irish legend Ricky Bell for a mission to the wild island of Inis Mór, off the coast of Ireland. The sheer cliffs are famous for their unrelenting sport routes, […]


Ondra Explains Why Boulder Problems are Like Parkour

January 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Video | No Comments »

Modern bouldering problems require climbers to make big and dynamic movements where their coordination is as important as how strong they are. Adam Ondra recently said in an interview that the reason is that […]


Weekend Stoker: Adam Ondra Onsights 5.13 Crack

January 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Adam Ondra spent time in Indian Creek in the fall and one of the last routes he climbed on the trip was Dean Potter’s classic Conception 5.13, which he onsighted.