Gripped Magazine

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Rockies Legends:

Canadian Mountaineering wouldn't be where it is today if not for a select group of dedicated and wildly ambitious climbers.
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The Not-so-Accidental Tourist:

Recently, rumours surfaced online that folks out in the Kootenays were developing the potential around Nelson. I had to check it out for myself.
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Victory and Tragedy on Nanga Parbat

Linked by our will to get to the top of the Couloir, we were completely detached from success or failure, movement becoming the only thing that mattered.
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University Walls

With the enthusiasm of youth and racks of borrowed pitons, they attacked.
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Under the Milky Way

The Grampians are found in Western Victoria, the southernmost state of mainland Australia. It has hundreds of crags and thousands of routes and boulder problems.There is world-class trad climbing, superb sport climbing, as well as that classic Australian tradition, the mixed
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Six Rockies Ice Classics

For forty years, the Rockies have been a world-class ice climbing destination and in the words of Bugs Mckeith,"(In the ) winter of 72-73 the seeds were planted of what was to blossom into one of the most exciting things that has happened in the Rockies since the big peadks were
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Sharpen Your Ice Technique

Whether you are mixed or waterfall climbing, good technique and planning will lead to a higher chance of success and more fun.
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A Mexican Climbing Road Trip

We stuck to plan 'A' Indian Creek first, then southern California granite next. We would chase the sun wherever it was warm enough to climb.
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Erin Ford-Zielenewski

Erin is a well rounded climber who pursues all the different diciplines of climbing with equal vigor. She is also a strong contender in competition climbing.
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In Praise of Canadian Bouldering

Bouldering was probably one of the very first types of rock climbing ever done in Canada. It has always been the ideal activity for climbers who lack partners, equiptment or time and for the pioneer of a new area, it gives a taste of the climbing on the bigger outcrops.
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