Gripped Magazine

January 22, 2014

Quebec’s Banner Ice Year

Alain Denis is one of Quebec’s keenest ice climbers and a climbing photographer. With a month of bone-chilling weather across Quebec, many rarely formed ice routes have been freezing up. Mid-January, Denis went to explore the cliffs of Shawbridge which is 60 kilometres
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Patagonian Peak Gets First Ascent by Canadian/American Team

Squamish locals Will Stanhope, Paul McSorely and Marc-Andre Leclerc, along with American Matthew Van Biene have summitted a new peak. Despite a bad season around southern Patagonian peaks such as Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, northern Patagonia was in great condition in early January
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What to Pack on an Alpine Climb

See what Mark and Janelle Smiley took on their failed attempt on the Cassin Ridge on Denali. A big part of what to bring, is what you leave behind. They stripped everything down to the bare minimum to keep the packs light and moving fast. What’s in the pack? from Mark
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Video: Psicobloc, Three Perspectives

Psicobloc is the future of summer competition climbing.
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