Gripped Magazine

April 24, 2014

Alpine Club of Canada’s Jen Higgins Fund goes to…

The Jen Higgins Fund was established in 1997 “to promote alpine-related outdoor pursuits for young women.” Until her death at the age of 22, Higgins set an outstanding example for young women with her unique combination of “… a love of the outdoors,
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ACC Donates to Old Baldy Purchase

The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) has announced a $5,000 donation for the purchase of the Old Baldy Conservation Area. The ACC Environment Fund will donate $5,000 that will go towards the purchase of land at Old Baldy Conservation Area in Ontario. Old Baldy is a significant rock
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The Path

As the snow melts away around Lake Louise, many people are starting to make plans to head to the Back of the Lake. This is Sonnie Trotter’s story about The Path.  
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Canadians’ Success in Alaska’s Revelation Mountains

Ian Welsted, Darren Vonk and Kris Irwin are back to Talkeetna, AK, after three weeks in the rarely-visited Revelation mountains. The John Lauchlan supported expedition to the Revelations which departed on April 1, returned successfully to Talkeetna on April 23. The first recorded
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Acheron, V12/13

Thomas Maxson on the second ascent of Acheron SDS v12/13 in Flagstaff. Acheron SDS – Second Ascent from Blake McCord on Vimeo.
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