Colin Haley Solos Torre Egger in Patagonia

January 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on Colin Haley Solos Torre Egger in Patagonia

American alpinist Colin Haley has made a solo ascent of the 2,685-metre Patagonia peak Torre Egger. The ascent comes five years after his first solo of Aguja Standhardt and years of being a cutting-edge […]


Basic Ice Climbing Techniques with Dave MacLeod

January 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Basic Ice Climbing Techniques with Dave MacLeod

Top climber Dave MacLeod runs through some techniques to improve your ice climbing efficiency. This was shot at the Vertical Chill ice climbing wall in Manchester. Basic Ice Climbing Technique from Ellis Brigham on Vimeo.


Watch Highlights from 2016 Ouray Ice Fest

January 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch Highlights from 2016 Ouray Ice Fest

The 21st annual Ouray Ice Festival took place on Jan. 16 and 17 in Colorado. Watch highlights from the popular event and for full results visit here. 2016 Ouray Ice Festival: Mixed Ice Competition […]


Americans Visit Scotland and Send

January 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Americans Visit Scotland and Send

American climbers Josh Wharton, Steve House and Mikey Schaefer visited Scotland at the start of January. Canadians Paul Bride, Marc-Andre Leclerc, Ian Welsted, Paul McSorley, Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz are currently on their […]


Ouray Ice Festival 2016 Results

January 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News | Comments Off on Ouray Ice Festival 2016 Results

The Ouray Ice Festival took place on Jan. 16 and 17 and had a number of international climbers attend. A video by Conrad Anker of a water pipe exploding at the Ouray Ice Festival […]


Watch Pipe Burst at Ouray Ice Fest!

January 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Video | Comments Off on Watch Pipe Burst at Ouray Ice Fest!

Conrad Anker caught the action after a pipe burst at the Ouray Ice Festival on Jan. 16. A number of Canadians are at the popular winter event and the competition wall is far from […]


Short Story on Chris Snobeck’s Mustang M14- Send

January 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Short Story on Chris Snobeck’s Mustang M14- Send

Chris Snobeck from Denver recently sent The Mustang P-51, an M14- in Colorado. Story by Sam Sala Tying in, Chris flashes me the same laser-focused, yet serene smile I’ve seen so many times, the one that […]