Ueli Steck and the 82 Summits, Part One

December 15th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Ueli Steck and the 82 Summits, Part One

For a decade, Ueli Steck has been setting international standards for fast and light climbing. In 2015, Steck climbed all 82 summits of 4,000 metres or higher in the Alps in only 62 days using […]


Canadians Receive Mugs Stump Award

December 14th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canadians Receive Mugs Stump Award

The recipients of the 2016 Mugs Stump Award were announced at the Bozeman Ice Festival on Dec. 9. The award was created in 1993 in memory of Mugs Stump, one of North America’s most visionary climbers. In […]


Canadians Strong at First Ice World Cup of Season

December 14th, 2015 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, Ice, News | Comments Off on Canadians Strong at First Ice World Cup of Season

From Dec. 11 to 12, the first UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup of 2015 took place in Bozeman. The North American Championships were part of the event and of the six podium spots, Canadians […]


Canadians Dominate North America Ice Championships

December 12th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadians Dominate North America Ice Championships

The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Bozeman this weekend. There are a number of events tangled up under the Ice Climbing World Cup title. There are lead and speed cups […]


Bozeman Fest and Ice World Cup this Weekend, Watch Here!

December 10th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, Ice, News, Video | Comments Off on Bozeman Fest and Ice World Cup this Weekend, Watch Here!

The 2016 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup starts tomorrow in Bozeman. A few weeks ago, the climbing structure that was built for the first World Cup of the season, fell over in a wind […]


Legendary Climber Doug Tompkins Dies in Kayaking Accident

December 9th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Video | Comments Off on Legendary Climber Doug Tompkins Dies in Kayaking Accident

Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face, dies in kayaking accident in South America. Doug Tompkins, 72, was on a kayak trip to Gerneral Carrera Lake in Patagonia in southern Chile with Yvon Chouinard, […]


Sarah Hueniken Sets Standard With M14 Send

December 8th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on Sarah Hueniken Sets Standard With M14 Send

Canadian climber and alpine guide Sarah Hueniken has become the first North American woman to climb M14. On Dec. 7, Hueniken made the fourth ascent Will Mayo’s testpiece at Vail called The Mustang P-51, […]