Gripped Magazine

May 17, 2014

Alberta’s Deep Water Soloing (in a wet suit)

In the fall of 2013, Colorado climbers Shaun Reed and Cassie Ilich visited Canmore. They read about the deep water soloing in Gripped and wanted to try it out. A small group of climbers explored the opportunities in Dacsawia near Canmore in 2007. The pristine spot has beautiful
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Yosemite’s Unemployment Line Freed

The Unemployment Line on Mount Broderick in Yosemite was first climbed 1982 by Alan Bartlett, Jim May and Stever Gerberding. Shaun Reed and Scott Nelson made the first free ascent of the route on April 24, Cedar Wright and James Lucas made the second free ascent a week later.
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