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Gripped Week in Review: A Month of Big Highlights

This is a monthly summary of top climbing stories from June 2 to July 2.

The Nose Fast

This past month of big sends all started with Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell’s sub-two-hour climb of The Nose.

Brette Harrington

Brette Harrington climbed a number of big, new alpine routes in Alaska in June.

Gripped Outdoors and Indoor Climbing

At gripped.com we have launched two new pages: Gripped Outdoors and Indoor Climbing. You can find both at the top of gripped.com in the navigation bar.

Gripped Outdoors will focus on skiing and snow sports, camping and hiking, backpacking and trekking and paddling and water sports, plus all of the gear that goes with them.

Indoor Climbing will focus on competitions, training, gyms, athletes, Olympics, teams, gym-specific gear and more.

Annie Chouinard

The Quebec local adds another 5.13 hard send to her impressive list.

Cassin Ridge Fast

Colin Haley climbed the Cassin Ridge on Denali in a record time by himself.

Banff Climber Death

Banff climber Matt Snell tragically died on Tunnel Mountain in a rappelling accident.

Three Yosemite Walls

Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds link three big Yosemite walls in a day.

The Goat

New 19-pitch 5.9 sport climb in Marble Canyon will be popular.

New DMM Cams

DMM releases information on their new micro-cams for 2019.

New B.C. 5.12 Trad

A big boulder near Field, B.C., is climbed and Dirty Magic 5.12 is born.

Bridge River Buttress

Big granite wall above Bridge River in B.C. is climbed in 15 pitches at 5.7.

Grassi Lakes Closed for Summer

The popular climbing area Grassi Lakes near Canmore is closed all summer.

Adam Ondra in Canmore

Adam Ondra is in Canmore working on projects and onsighted Existence Mundane 5.14b.

New Black Diamond C4 Cams

First looks at the new Black Diamond C4 cams for 2019.