The New VIMFF/MEC Adventure Grant

December 2nd, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The New VIMFF/MEC Adventure Grant

Applications are now being accepted for the new Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) and MEC Adventure Grant.  The VIMFF and MEC are proud to announce a new grant to enable local explorers and […]


Watch Two Climbers Send Chilam Balam 5.15

December 1st, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Mountain, News, Rock | Comments Off on Watch Two Climbers Send Chilam Balam 5.15

In November 2015, Dani Andrada and Edu Marín made the fourth and fifth ascents of Chilam Balam 5.15a/b. The route is 85 metres long and has 235 moves, it’s considered one of the most esthetic […]


The ACC Seeking Donations for Bon Echo Hut Upgrade

December 1st, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The ACC Seeking Donations for Bon Echo Hut Upgrade

The Bon Echo Hut on Lake Mazinaw is one of Canada’s most-used rock climbing shelters and it is in need of renovations. The hut is a base for climbers visiting Mazinaw Rock, which has been […]


Watch Sasha DiGiulian and Kevin Jorgeson Climb in Yosemite

December 1st, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sasha DiGiulian and Kevin Jorgeson Climb in Yosemite

Sasha DiGiulian and Kevin Jorgeson recently climbed Lost Arrow Spire in Yosemite on DiGiulian’s first trip to the area.


Columbia Sportswear Contest

December 1st, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Events, Events, Gear | Comments Off on Columbia Sportswear Contest

Columbia Sportswear has launched their Agents of Tough contest for a big grand prize. Columbia gear is Tested Tough. Think you’re tough? Submit a video of how you Test Tough for a chance to […]


Ice Climbers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Rockies

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Ice Climbers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Rockies

Visiting climbers were attacked by a grizzly bear after a day of ice climbing. U.K. climbers Greg Boswell and Nick Bullock are currently on a trip to Canada for ice climbing. On Nov. 29, after […]


Watch Some Excellent Quebec Ice Climbing

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Some Excellent Quebec Ice Climbing

Watch motivated ice climbers explore some of Quebec’s steeper ice and mixed routes.