Gripped Magazine

May 6, 2013

Want to be Canada’s Next Famous Mountain Writer?

The June 13 deadline is approaching for registration in an innovative program in Mountain and Wilderness Writing at the Banff Centre. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in developing a writing project under the mentorship of Tony Whittome, an editor from Random
Read More

Battle over Mont Blanc’s Status

It isn’t surprising that two towns, Italy’s Courmayeur and Chamonix in France, are applying to have the area’s alpinism designated under the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. This designation, now shared by such treasures as Viennese Coffee House Culture, Spanish Human
Read More