Gripped Magazine

March 10, 2014


The story of a first ascent in South Africa featuring Sasha DiGuilian.  
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The Findlay / Geldard First Ascent, Aiguille de Saussure, Chamonix

British climbers Jack Geldard and Hazel Findlay make the first ascent of a direct line on the front face of the Aiguille de Saussure, Mont Blanc du Tacul, Chamonix, France.  
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Shoshala, an Indian Big Wall

Elie Chevieux discovered a Big Wall in the Indian region of Kinnaur in 2010. The following year he decided to return to the and establish a new route with Yannick Boissenot and Giovanni Quirici. After two months in India, three weeks in the base camp and only three days of fine
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Sarah Hueniken sends Steel Koan

Steel Koan is one of the hardest mixed climbs in North America, the M13+ climbs up the Cineplex cave behind Panther Falls in the Rockies. Hueniken sent the route eight years after its first ascent. In April 2013, Hueniken became the first North American woman to climb M12 after
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Canadian Regional Championships

The Canadian Regional Championships took place on the weekend at Rock Jungle and Altitude. Western Regional – Rock Jungle Fitness Women’s Open – Final Results 1 Becca Frangos 2 Alyssa Weber 3 Eva Thompson 4 Allison Vest 5 Celeste Wall Men’s Open –
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