Gripped Magazine

June 6, 2012

Climbing Accidents in the Rockies

Alpine historians and mountain guides reflect on how modern Rockies climbers might avoid the circumstances that led to tragedy in the past.
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Transformation on the Troll Wall. Rock Climbing in Norway.

Above the Great Wall we encountered a pitch called The Black Cleft. Neither of us in our combined months of climbing experience had ever climbed something so brutish, dank and unprotected And more past that, until dusk found us on a small ledge with just enough wet moss to suck
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Alpine Rock Essentials

Get ready for the alpine rock climbing season with some of this year's best gear.
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Climbing Gear for Summer Road Trips

Climbers preparing for a summer road trip, or a trip to the local crag, should check out some of this season's newest gear that will make living on the road a bit more comfortable.
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Crack Climbing School Episode Six

Wild Country continues its popular Crack School climbing series. The sixth episode focuses on proper taping technique.
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