Gripped Magazine

May 27, 2014

Toronto World Cup: 4 days away

The Toronto World Cup will run from May 31 to June 1, here is Tuesday’s news and flashback. Check out Monday’s News and Flashback here. Canadian Sébastien Lazure competed in Innsbruck and Grindelwald and he is back to compete on home turf, read about Lazure here.
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New two-pitch route in Squamish

The new Sea-to-Sky gondola has opened access to some off-piste rock. New routes are being developed and one wall with potential is Wrinkle Rock. Wrinkle Rock is named for its folded granite features. It offers a range of easier routes that are a combination of crack and slab
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Leaving Pakistan

Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted made the now-famous ascent of K6 West last summer, but Jesse Huey was also on the trip, what happened to him? Huey flew to Pakistan with Slawinski and Welsted and was committed to climbing the then-unclimbed peak. However, on June 22, nearly 20
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Video: When Dogs Fly, by Dean Potter

Dean Potter takes his dog Whisper for a wingsuit flight, the first wingsuit dog BASE jump.  
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