Gripped Magazine

January 12, 2014

Video: Bachar Solos Leave it to Beaver

Vintage film of John Bachar soloing Joshua Tree’s Leave it to Beaver, 5.12a.  The first ascent was by Dave Evans and Jim Angione in January 1978 and freed by Bachar in March of the same year on top-rope.  Bachar lead the route the following year.
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Nick Bullock and Friends Climb New Routes

January 2014, New routes on Creag an Dubh Loch Nick Bullock lit a match under Canadian’s when he and Greg Boswell visited in the October 2013. They climbed a number of Rockies testpieces such as Rocket Man and Man Yoga. Since returning to Europe, the pair have continued to
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Rockies Rampage Competition Results

On January 11, 2014, Elevation Place Climbing Gym in Canmore hosted the first Rockies Rampage Competition. Women’s Results 1. Allison Vest 2. Erica Carlson 3. Eva Thompson 4. Becca Frangos 5. Jelisa Dunbar 6. Alyssa Weber 7. Kelli Keesey 8. Kayla Friessen Men’s
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Video: UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Korea, 2014

Highlights of the first day of the 2014 UIAA Ice World Cup in Cheongsong, Korea. Filmed by Polished Project. Feel the excitement… 10th / 11th January 2014 | Cheongsong, Korea from UIAA – Mountaineering & Climbing on Vimeo.
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Tour de Bloc, Climber’s Rock

January 11, 2014, a surprise appearance from world champion Sean McColl brought big energy to the first Tour de Bloc of 2014. Climber’s Rock, Burlington, was host to the Jan. 11th Tour de Bloc. A strong group of climbers faced off, leading the charge was Sean McColl who was
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2014 Ouray Ice Festival Results

January, 2014, 19th annual Ouray Ice Festival  Another strong showing by competitors, Canadian Jen Olson finished in second place. Top five Men:    1 Jeff Mercier 2 Mauro Dorigatti 3 Will Mayo 4 Sam Elias 5 Kyle Dempster Top five Women: 1 Stephanie Maureau 2 Jen Olson 3 Dawn
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