Gripped Magazine

December 24, 2013

Video: Patagonia

Tim De Dobbeleer and Sam Van Brempt travel Patagonia and climb some classics. Patagonia: Attempt to Succeed Teaser from Sam Van Brempt on Vimeo.
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Video: Exposure

In this first installment of the Exposure Series, professional climbers Dave Graham, Nalle Hukkataival, Matt Wilder, Cheyne Lempe, Mason Earle, Angie Payne, and Cody Roth seek out and attempt to climb some of the world’s most challenging boulders, mountains, and traditional
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New Rockies Mixed Route

Canadian Rockies – Cougar Creek, 2013 Bryce Brown and Lyle Rotter added a bolted mixed start to the unformed ice of Explodomatic, WI4. Climb ice then pass four bolts to gain the hanging curtain. They named their route, Punani Tsunami and graded it M7ish. For more info see here.
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2013 Canadian Highlights

Canadians have been pushing the limits on their home turf for decades, but they have also been making important climbs around the world. Here are a few of the sends that made headlines in 2013. Sarah Hueniken on Musashi In April, 2013, Sarah Hueniken became the first North
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Patagonia’s D’Artagnan, New Route

Patagonia 2013 Ben Erdmann, David Gladwin, and Kim Ladiges have climbed a sub-summit of Cerro Domo Blanco in Patagonia, which they call Punta Los Tres Mosqueteros. Their route, D’Artagnan, M6, 5.11, C1, 400 m, climbs the obvious dihedral on the left of the north face. The
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Canadian Ice, East and West

Winter 2013 Below are images of Fearful Symmetry and Rainbow Serpent in the Rockies, by Rafal Andronowski, and photos of Matt Maddaloni climbing in Piedmont, Quebec, by Alain Denis. QUEBEC ICE            
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