Roger Schaeli Repeats Eiger 5.12d for Historic Send

September 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Strong climber Roger Schaeli has made the likely second ascent of the 900-metre La Vida Es Silbar up the north face of the Eiger. The route was first climbed in the late ’90s and […]


Ines Papert, 2016 Banff Festival Speaker, Repeats Hard German Route

September 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Inest Papert has repeated Scaramouche, an eight-pitch 5.13b/c up the west face of the Hoher Göll in the Berchtesgadener alps of Germany, with her partner Matthias Reiter. It took her nearly two weeks to […]


Follow @GrippedMagazineComps on Instagram for Comp Stuff!

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

Gripped’s Instagram page has reached 64,000 followers and we thank everyone for tuning in to the daily posts. Competitions, indoor climbing and training is a different beast than alpine, rock and ice climbing. We […]


The 2016 Banff Mountain Book Competition Category Finalists

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has released the finalists in each category. Below are the finalists in climbing and mountain related categories. For the full list visit here. Mountain and Wilderness […]


Paris 2016 World Championships Day Two: Three Canadians Advance!

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian photographer and climber Shane Murdoch brings us the following report from Paris. Watch Semis and Finals for Lead, Bouldering and Speed here. Scroll down for photos from day two. A photo posted by […]


New Route on Mount Gimli’s South Face is Dark and Stormy

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, West Coast | No Comments »

Jasmin Caton and Cam Shute have climbed a new route on Mount Gimli in B.C. called Dark and Stormy 5.11a. The new Valhalla range route is five pitches and climbs up the south face […]


Avalanche Season Already With Climbers Injured in Jasper Area

September 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | No Comments »

There was an avalanche on Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper National park that took two climbers for a 75-metre ride. Luckily, the climbers escaped with only minor injuries. The following report appeared on the […]