Gripped Magazine

August 17, 2010

Lightweight Alpine Boots

Alpine boots must be lightweight,durable and waterproof, but also offer enough flex for long approaches balanced with enough support for heavy loads and crampons. Finding the ideal climbing boot is difficult. Here are some things to consider when looking for a boot that is the
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Rope Up

There are different climbing ropes more suited for different climbing situations. Choose the right rope for you by keeping in mind these helpful points.
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My Quest was to climb fifty different routes on Yamnuska. I wanted this project to be completed during my 50th year on the planet. How hard could it be to tick 50 Yam routes in a year?
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Photo of the Month

Jeremy Smith on the first ascent of Munitions Plant 5.12, Squamish.
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August 17, 2010 – Stanhope and Honnold Enchain Chief

At the end of July, Vancouver local Will Stanhope teamed-up in Squamish with American Alex Honnold for a massive four-route Chief enchainment.
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