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 […]


Watch Solo of Yosemite’s Big Ice Climb!

January 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Solo of Yosemite’s Big Ice Climb!

Vitaliy Musiyenko made the first known solo of the 300-metre Widow’s Tears WI5 in Yosemite at the start of 2016. The ice route rarely forms and was first climbed by Mark Chapman and Kevin Worrall over […]


Nathan Kutcher Onsights a Colorado M12+

January 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Nathan Kutcher Onsights a Colorado M12+

Nathan Kutcher has reported about his onsight of a hard mixed route in Ouray. A number of Canadians have made the trip to Colorado to compete in the upcoming Ouray Ice Festival, arguable North America’s […]