Italians Climb Classic Slovak Direct on Denali

June 28th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The first all-Italian ascent of Slovak Direct on Denali was recently accomplished by David Bacci and Luca Moroni over five days. This was likely the eighth ascent of the route that was first climbed […]


American Katie Bono Gets a Denali Speed Record

June 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

American climber and skier Katie Bono recently spent 26 days on a glacier in Alaska, her longest time to date in the Denali area. In a fast round-trip climb of 21 hours and six […]


China Closes Climbing on Everest for Autumn Season

June 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on China Closes Climbing on Everest for Autumn Season

Climbing has officially been closed in China for the upcoming season of mountaineering from Tibet because of a series of problems including an illegal traverse. China Tibet Mountaineering Association (CTMA) announced that Chinese authorities […]


Long Rescue Saves Climber From Denali Crevasse

June 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Long Rescue Saves Climber From Denali Crevasse

Martin Takac is a 38-year-old climber who was heading up the West Buttress on Denali when he fell into a crevasse. It took 14 hours of rotating rescue efforts in the deep hole to […]


Naomi Prohaska is 15 and Reaches Mount Logan Summit

June 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Naomi Prohaska is 15 and Reaches Mount Logan Summit

Naomi Prohaska is only 15 and on May 24, she reached the summit of Mount Logan after two years of training. The Pemberton, B.C., local is the youngest climber to reach Canada’s highest point […]


Canadian Rockies Big Mount Whitehorn Finally Skied

June 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Canadian Rockies Big Mount Whitehorn Finally Skied

Mount Whitehorn stands tall next to Mount Robson at 3,399 metres in B.C. and was one of the last great un-skied faces of the Canadian Rockies. It has a number of interesting climbs, including […]


Mount Robson North Face Skied First Time Since 1995

June 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Mount Robson North Face Skied First Time Since 1995

Revelstoke-based Dylan Cunningham is a 27-year-old skier who recently became the third skier to descend Mount Robson’s 800-metre North Face. He is the first person to ever solo-ski the steep glacier, tho the face […]