“Justin A Louis …OVER…..”

February 7th, 2012 by gripped | Posted in 2012.01, Articles | Comments Off on “Justin A Louis …OVER…..”

“To all team members on Gasherbrums One and Two, please respond, this is an emergency. Over.”


Mammut Photo Contest

November 24th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.06, Articles | Comments Off on Mammut Photo Contest

Mammut Photo Contest Winners





A PhD in the School of Rock and Snow

November 24th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.06, Articles | Comments Off on A PhD in the School of Rock and Snow

There is an old saying “those who cannot do, teach.” The ACMG is an exception; you have to be able to do both.





CERRO TORRE.

October 13th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.05, Articles | Comments Off on CERRO TORRE.

The mighty east face of Cerro Torre leered above, taunting me. This was the culmination of a season spent biding time, waiting for conditions and weather to allow us to attempt our dream project. I was amazed we were finally getting the chance.





Ontario New Route Resurgence

October 13th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.05, Articles | Comments Off on Ontario New Route Resurgence

Despite growing crowds, access issues and overblown environmental concerns, a small group of dedicated Ontario climbers are busy expanding the climbing opportunities just in time for the first comprehensive guidebook in decades.





Risk and Responsibility

October 13th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.05, Articles | Comments Off on Risk and Responsibility

It seems we’re forgetting that injury and death are potential consequences of playing in the uncontrollable environment of the vertical arena.





Mammut Photo Contest Winners

August 17th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.04, Articles | Comments Off on Mammut Photo Contest Winners

Outdoor adventure photography has grown considerably over the past several years as has the number of talented amateur photographers.