Gripped Magazine

March 28, 2014

Squamish’s Angry Beaver

The Squamish classic Split Beaver, 5.10b, has humbled many wanna-be off-width climbers. Mike Hengeveled summed it up, “My off-widthing started with a climb called Split Beaver. In the local climbing circle, it had a reputation as a hard climb, it is steep, sustained,
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Alain Robert Climbs Ariane Tower

Alain Robert has soloed many of the world’s largest buildings and the 51-year-old shows no signs of slowing down.   Robert is a French rock climber from Digoin, Saone-et-Loire,Bourgogne, France. He is known as the French Spider Man or the Human Spider. He is famous for
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The Sea to Sky Gondola

Do you want to experience the new Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, B.C. which opens in May 2014? The much-protested cable car which is based at Shannon Falls ensures back country access to experienced and amateur climbers, hikers and mountain bikers.    
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Leary and Emmett in the Cirque

From July 26 to Aug. 6, 2013, Sean “Stanley” Leary and Tim Emmett wanted to climb and jump off of the infamous Lotus Flower Tower. This is their story. The Cirque of The Unclimbable’s from Chad Copeland on Vimeo.
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