Gripped Magazine

January 24, 2014

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2014

17TH ANNUAL VIMFF STAYS TRUE TO ITS CLIMBING ROOTS The 17th annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) gets under way on February 7, celebrating nine days of fantastic adventure films and presentations. The festival seems to grow in size each year, with 23
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Sea of Vapors

Sea of Vapors is the must-climb route on Banff’s Trophy Wall. The Trophy Wall needs no introduction. Its position above Banff, history, reputation, and route difficulty and exposure have elevated the wall to world-class status. The wall has a number of ice and mixed routes,
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Video: Climber’s Rock Tour de Bloc

Climber’s Rock in Burlington, ON Canada hosts the Tour de Bloc, Season 11 for the first competition of 2014. With a big prize purse and a bonus for the best scoring competitor in the finals, the event draws in the area’s best climbers with a surprise last minute entry
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Catherine Destivelle soloing Old Man of Hoy

Catherine Destivelle was one of the first, bold soloists of the modern-era of climbing. Watch her solo Old Many of Hoy.
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Kor/Ingalls Route on Castleton Tower

Castleton Tower is one of Utah’s most memorable climbs.
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