Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on TEDx Talks Climbing and Life

June 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk is a rock climber with a passion for pushing her limits. Using climbing as a narrative, she explores the concept of determination and its application in the pursuit of far-reaching goals. Dreaming […]


Watch Wicked Spindrift in The Canadian Rockies

June 8th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch Jon Walsh working upwards through spindrift on the first pitch of the Wild Thing on Mount Chephren in Alberta. This was during the first free ascent of the route by Jon Simms and […]


Watch Amazing Sport Climbing on Crimea Peninsula

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

The town of Bakhchisaray is in a small valley between a number of rock features and walls. Sport climbers have been establishing climbs there for the past decade with more heading every year. Bakhchysarai […]


Watch Mason Earle on His New Ringlock Splitter

June 7th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The desert is full of secrets, especially for a climber willing to explore off the beaten track. There are many miles of cliffs waiting to be explored. Mason Earle has been driving force in […]


Indoor Weekly: Watch Vail World Cup 2017 Highlights

June 6th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Indoor Climbing, Video | No Comments »

The next IFSC Boulder World Cup will take place in Vail in a few weeks. It’s the only stop in North America and always delivers a big show. Shauna Coxsey and Jongwon Chon won […]


Watch 1987 Send of Rude Boys 5.13c in Smith Rocks

June 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch 1987 Send of Rude Boys 5.13c in Smith Rocks

In 1987 the Smith Rocks were a gathering place for the world’s best climbers. Routes like To Bolt Or Not To Be, East Face of Monkey Face, Scarface and Rude Boys represented the new […]


Watch Alex Puccio on New Base Line V14

May 31st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Puccio on New Base Line V14

During her 2017 comp circuit, Alex Puccio made a quick trip to Switzerland to take a crack at Bernd Zangerl’s burly testpiece, New Base Line V14 in Magic Wood. Looking fit and psyched as […]