Gripped Magazine

July 14, 2014

Video: Mountain Moments

A compilation of images and videos from feel-good mountain moments set to music. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
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New multi-pitch route in Rockies

Brian Spear and Ian Greant have established a new 5.10 on Armadillo Buttress in Grotto Canyon, about an hour drive from Calgary. Spear and Greant are long-time route developers in the Rockies with a number of fun routes to their credit. The pair cleaned, bolted and climbed Gift
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Video: Ben Wiessner, all you need to know

A promotional aid for a climber who inexplicably seems to need a helping hand in the dating department.  
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Classic: Whitney East Face

The classic East Face of California’s highest peak, if you haven’t climbed it then put it on the must-do list.  
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Squamish: Big Route Discovered from Highline

A new six-pitch 5.11+ has been established to the left of the famous Rock On in Squamish. Stu Smith was walking his highline between the Opal and the top of the Apron three years ago when he spotted a potential route. In spring 2014, he returned and spent time cleaning the wall.
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Chamonix IFSC World Cup Results

The second IFSC Lead World Cup took place in Chamonix from July 10 to 12. The weather was far from perfect for the outdoor event, but the climbing was great. Chamonix was the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924 and the town that alpinist Mark Twight once dubbed “the
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