Gripped Magazine

February 27, 2014

Piolets d’Or 2014 Nominations

Canadians Ian Welsted and Raphael Slawinski have been nominated for their ascent of K6 West. The jury of the 22nd Piolets d’Or selected the following five ascents from a list of 76, no easy task. The president, George Lowe, together with Catherine Destivelle, Erri de Luca,
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2014 Nipigon Ice Festival

The annual ice climber’s festival in Northern Ontario gets on its way on Feb. 28 and runs till March 2. Nipigon is far away from any metropolis, the closest city is Thunder Bay, population 110,000. Every year dozens of ice-seeking climbers travel to the Northern Ontario
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Sterling Recalls Sewn Cords

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.   Units About 9,200 in the U.S. and 480 in Canada Description This recall involves four models of Sterling Rope’s sewn cords which
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