Gripped Magazine

April 14, 2014

Tick Season!

Ticks are little critters that run wild in spring, especially in dry areas. They are sneaky little bugs which can bring about serious long-term health problems if not caught in time.  In Canada, we have approximately 40 species of tick, but fortunately, only a few of them can
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Highline Festival

The second international highline festival took place in Turkey from February 24 to March 2, 2014.  
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The North Face: Philippines Climbing Expedition

Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson explore the climbing heavens of the Philippines in their perpetual quest for virgin rocks around the world.
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Fontainbleau

A short and simple edit of some problems from a week in Fontainebleau in April 2014. Fontainebleau is surely the most full package bouldering area in the world, combining climbing at all levels, food, culture and scenery in such a perfect blend that makes you want to stay forever.   
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Rock Road Trip

In 2011 two climbers embarked on a two-month climbing trip through North America starting in Vancouver and ending in L.A. Along the way they climbed at Squamish, Whistler, Skaha, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Smith Rock, Devils Tower, Maple Canyon, Ten Sleep, Moab Desert, Vegas,
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Webb’s Understanding, a repeat of Hukkataival’s Magic Wood V15

Jimmy Webb made the second ascent of Nalle Hukkataival’s The Understanding, V15 in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Webb wrote on his Instagram account: “Somehow today I managed a one day ascent of literally the BEST boulder I have ever climbed.. The Understanding, 8C [V15]
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