Gripped Magazine

January 7, 2014

New Patagonia Routes

New “instant classic” on Cerro Domo Blanco. Cerro Domo Blanco Joel and Neill Kauffman with Mikey Schaefer climbed a new route on the east face of Cerro Domo Blanco. The climb has three distinct tiers, the third one has a long ice filled chimney. “It is
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Video: Mountains in the Wind

Four mountaineers, one film. MOUNTAINS IN THE MIND – HOW MUCH RISK DO YOU NEED IN LIFE? from Filmformat GmbH, Basel on Vimeo.
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Video: European Blocs, a Road Trip

European Road Trip Europe 2013 from Shibidaang on Vimeo.
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Domen Skofic Climbs Three 5.14ds in Past Month

Slovenian Domen Skofic on a sending-train. Slovenian Domen Skofic has climbed his third 5.14d in less than 30 days, Era Vella in Magalef; Estado Critico in Siurana; and Sanjski par Extension in Misia Pec, Slovenia. On 8a.nu, Skofic is the number one rated climber in Slovenia and
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Video: Rolihlahla – Sasha Digiulian

Sasha DiGiulian, climbs the first ascent of an unclimbed sport route in Watervol Boven, South Africa.  
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Video: Sanctuary

Mark Mellette’s sanctuary, the boulders he escapes to. S A N C T U A R Y | Lynchburg, Va. | Winter/Spring 2013 from Foster Asher on Vimeo.
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Scotland, New Routes

January, 2014, a Scottish Winter. The Giant, First Winter Ascent On December 29, the father and son team of Doug and Uisdan Hawthorn made the first winter ascent of The Giant on Creag an Dubh Loch. The 200 m vertical corner on Central Gully Wall had been stared at by winter
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Beautiful New Route on Mount Rugged

New 700-metre, moderate route on Vancouver Island. Henrik Hinkkala and  Hunter Lee climbed a new route on the North West face of Mount Rugged, the Lee/Hinkkala, IV, WI3, 700 m. The conditions were reportedly excellent. Earlier in the year, a new route was climbed on the
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