Gripped Magazine

December 18, 2013

Dawn Wall Team’s Big Send, Pitch 15

Pitch 15 of the Dawnall is 5.14+ and was sent under a winter sky Tommy Caldwell has climbed the hardest pitch in Yosemite, Pitch 15 of the Dawn Wall. The project is into its seventh-year and the winter conditions are proving to be making all the difference. From Caldwell’s
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Video: Will Meinen at the Rehab Wall

A couple winters ago, Will Meinen, Danny O’Farrell and Brandon Pullan developed some mixed routes at the back of Evan Thomas Creek, Kananaskis Country, Alberta. It was during Meinen’s recovery several months after breaking an ankle, he jumped off a roof while
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Cerro Torre Saga Continues

Persona Non Grata (Not Welcome) Some climbers want a public apology from Jason Kruk and Hayden Kennedy for their removal of bolts off the Compressor Route. Remember in 2012, when Jason Kruk and Hayden Kennedy chopped the bolts of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia?
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Ice Climbing at Shawbridge, Quebec

Shawbridge, ice climbing near Montreal. Photographer Alain Denis visited Shawbridge in December, here are his images. If you would like to visit the area, see the guidebook, Guide des Cascades de Glace et Voies Mixtes by Stéphane Lapierre et Bernard Gagnon.      
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