Luka Lindič and Ines Papert Free Big Alpine Routes

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Luka Lindič and Ines Papert Free Big Alpine Routes

German climber Ines Papert and Slovenian Luka Lindič have accomplished some big climbs recently. In China, they made a successful climb of the difficult southeast face of the Kyzyl Asker 5,842m up their new […]


Watch New Year’s Day Send of Real Big Drip in Ghost

January 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch New Year’s Day Send of Real Big Drip in Ghost

Will Mayo led the way for him and Anna Pfaff up The Real Big Drip WI7 M7+ 200m in the Ghost on Jan. 1, 2017. Watch a short film from the send below.


Two Monster New Ice/Mixed Routes in Austria

December 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, International, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Two Monster New Ice/Mixed Routes in Austria

Early in December, Vittorio Messini, Matthias Wurzer and Isidor Poppeller climbed Mehr denn je Hintersee on Hochbirghöhe in the High Tauern of Austria. The big new 800-metre route goes at M7+ WI6+. On PlanetMountain.com, […]


New Mixed Variation to Master of Puppets in Rockies

December 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Mixed Variation to Master of Puppets in Rockies

In the 2003/04 season, Chris Delworth and Dave Marra established Master of Puppets WI6 on the Upper Weeping Wall north of Banff. The 170-metre route rarely forms and to reach it you have to […]


12 Canadian Ice Climbing Photos from December

December 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on 12 Canadian Ice Climbing Photos from December

Below are 10 ice climbing photos from across Canada this December. A number of new routes were established in the past week. On the West Coast, Paul McSorley and Jia Condon established the new […]


10 Rad #GrippedMagazine Photos this Week

December 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on 10 Rad #GrippedMagazine Photos this Week

Every week, we get dozens of top shots tagged with #GrippedMagazine on Instagram. We select one a day to post, but here are 10 honorable mentions from the past week. This shot is of […]


New Hard Mixed on Piz Badile in Switzerland

December 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on New Hard Mixed on Piz Badile in Switzerland

David Hefti and Marcel Schenk climbed a new mixed/ice route they called Nordest Supercombo M7R 800m up the northeast face of Piz Badile in Switzerland. “The face was steeper than it looked from below […]