Gripped Magazine

January 13, 2014

Video: Tool Cam, Rad Reel!

Check out Gaetan Raymond and his fancy tool-cam. Usine, D11 from Gaetan RAYMOND on Vimeo.
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40th Anniversary of Cerro Torre First Ascent

January 13, 1974, first ascent of Ragni Route. In 1959, Cesare Maestri said he and Toni Egger had reached the summit and that Egger had been swept to his death by an avalanche while they were descending. The lack of proof such as bolts, pitons or fixed ropes has led most climbers
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Korean World Cup Results

Russian and Korean climbers take top spots. For complete results visit the UIAA website. Canadian Gord McArthur finished in a three-way tie for 11th, narrowly missing the finals. Men’s Lead Rank Name Country BIB 1 Tomilov Alexey RUS 40 2 Tomilov Maxim RUS 41 3 Park HeeYong
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Pou Brothers Send in Montserrat, Route Gets Chopped!

Iker and Eneko Pou’s ascent of a Monsterrat project brings ethics debate back into the spotlight. In 2002, David Tarrago along with  Raul Ballesteros, Dani Fernandez, Xavier Garcia, Toni Castelló and Ana Valero bolted a six-pitch route in Monsterrat. They selected the wall
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