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, […]


Watch Will Gadd Send M14 on Second Try!

December 7th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, International, Mountain, News, Routes | Comments Off on Watch Will Gadd Send M14 on Second Try!

Will Gadd returns to The Fang Amphitheater in East Vail, Colorado, after nearly 20 years away. Gadd had established classic and hard routes at the crag, such as Amphibian M9 and Reptile M10 many […]


Rockies Ice, Tainted Love, Rectal Squirrels and Grizzly Bears

December 3rd, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Rockies Ice, Tainted Love, Rectal Squirrels and Grizzly Bears

Big new routes and grizzly bear attacks have made for an exciting week in the Canadian Rockies. In the spring of 2008, Jon Walsh and Raphael Slawinski made the first ascent of Dirty Love V […]


The New VIMFF/MEC Adventure Grant

December 2nd, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on The New VIMFF/MEC Adventure Grant

Applications are now being accepted for the new Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) and MEC Adventure Grant.  The VIMFF and MEC are proud to announce a new grant to enable local explorers and […]


Ice Climbers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Rockies

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Ice Climbers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Rockies

Visiting climbers were attacked by a grizzly bear after a day of ice climbing. U.K. climbers Greg Boswell and Nick Bullock are currently on a trip to Canada for ice climbing. On Nov. 29, after […]