Carlo Traversi’s V14, 5.14 and 14er Colorado Day

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Carlo Traversi’s V14, 5.14 and 14er Colorado Day

This short film from Black Diamond is about Carlo Traveri challenging himself to climb a V14, 5.14 and 14,000-foot mountain in one day. Traversi wrote in a story here, “The 3 a.m. alarm felt […]


New Film ‘Pretty Strong’ is Much Needed

August 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on New Film ‘Pretty Strong’ is Much Needed

This new film project called ‘Pretty Strong’ promises to be an action-packed and inspiring project once complete. The film’s production team have started a kickstarter page, on which they note, “A climbing film about […]


Watch Yann Gauthier Send New 5.13 in Quebec

August 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Yann Gauthier Send New 5.13 in Quebec

Yann Gauthier has made the first ascent of a new 5.13 called L’arrogance du grimpeur at Mont Bédard near the town of Chibougamau. A post shared by Yann (@yanngauthier911) on Aug 5, 2017 at […]


The Petzl GriGri+ is Great Addition to GriGri Line

August 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Video | Comments Off on The Petzl GriGri+ is Great Addition to GriGri Line

The GriGri+ is an assisted braking device designed for all climbers, for both indoor and outdoor climbing. It can be used with all single ropes (optimized for 8.9 to 10.5 mm diameter ropes) and […]


Watch Alastair McDowell’s Wicked Whipper

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alastair McDowell’s Wicked Whipper

Watch Alastair McDowell whip from Los Indignados in the Remarkables in New Zealand in this video by Gavin Long. After breaking a tool pick on his first round, he got back on with other […]


Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Send Jungle Boogie 5.15 in France

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Stefano Ghisolfi Send Jungle Boogie 5.15 in France

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi made the third ascent of Adam Ondra’s Jungle Boogie 5.15a in Céüse, France last October. The 23-year-old sent the burly line after 10 days of projecting. “The right description of […]


Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

August 23rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Jimmy Webb’s Third Ascent of Black Lagoon V16

Jimmy Webb is one of the world’s best boulderers and has proven it once again with his third ascent of Creature from the Black Lagoon V16. A post shared by James Webb (@jwebxl) on […]