Gripped Magazine

February 17, 2014

South Ridge of Antarctica’s Wolf’s Tooth Climbed

The South Ridge of Ulvetanna (Norwegian for Wolf’s Tooth,) 2,931 metres, has been climbed. Routes 1994, first ascent by Norwegian alpinists Ivar Tollefsen, Sjur Nesheim, and Robert Caspersen climb the Northwest Wall.  2006, second ascent by Tollefsen and Caspersen along
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Canada’s New “Big-Wall” Mixed Route at Helmcken

Will Gadd, Sarah Hueniken, John Freeman and Katie Bono have finished their mega-project at Helmcken Falls, B.C. The climbers spent two weeks in early 2014 establishing Overhead Hazard, Mhard, 200 metres, at the now-popular spray-ice climbing destination. “I first saw this
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Tour de Bloc at The Hive

The Tour de Bloc made a stop at The Hive in Vancouver on the weekend, full results below. Men’s Results Rank Name Topouts Bonus Qualifiers 1 Parton, Simon 2 / 2 4 / 6 3320 2 Adamson, Miles 2 / 2 4 / 6 3190 3 Johnson, Gavin 2 / 2 3 / 5 3175 4 Webb Parsons, Chris 2 / 3 4 / 4
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Alizee Dufraisse Climbs La Reina Mora, 5.14+

Alizée Dufraisse became the fourth woman to climb 5.14d in January 2012 when she made the first female ascent of La Reina Mora. Follow Dufraisse on her website here. Alizée Dufraisse: La Reina Mora 8c+/9a (First Female Ascent) from Prana Living on Vimeo.
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