Watch Film on Alaska Climber Leighan Falley

May 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Film on Alaska Climber Leighan Falley

Leighan Falley spent years as a ski guide and climber on the Alaskan range, focusing much of her energy on Denali. But after becoming a mother, she found herself unwilling to pursue guiding and […]


Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, Dies on Mount Everest

May 8th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, Dies on Mount Everest

Min Bahadur Sherchan, one of the oldest climbers to ascend Mount Everest, has died at Everest base camp at the age of 86. The former British Gurkha was hoping to reclaim the title of […]


Great Divide Ski Traverse Completed on 50th Anniversary

May 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Great Divide Ski Traverse Completed on 50th Anniversary

On the 50th anniversary of the Great Divide Ski Traverse, a 320-kilometre journey from Jasper to Lake Louise, four Alberta skiers completed it in 21 days. Alex Heathcott of Calgary, Darren Farley of Canmore, […]


Stranded Mount Logan Climber Rescued

May 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Stranded Mount Logan Climber Rescued

Argentinian climber Natalia Martinez was stranded for four days on Mount Logan, Canada’s highest mountain, before being rescued late Thursday night. Her plan was to solo traverse Logan starting up the East Ridge and […]


New Rockies Alpine Route on Mount Tuzo

May 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on New Rockies Alpine Route on Mount Tuzo

Quentin Lindfield Roberts writes about his and Alik Berg’s new route on Mount Tuzo above Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies called Hiding in Plain Sight M5 AI5. The name of the route comes […]


Earthquake Strands Climber on Mount Logan

May 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Earthquake Strands Climber on Mount Logan

Argentine alpine climber Natalia Martinez, 37, has been stranded alone on Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak. She was nine days into a solo traverse of the 5,959-metre peak when two earthquakes struck the Yukon […]


Americans Make First Ascent of Massive Gauntlet Ridge in Alaska

May 2nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Americans Make First Ascent of Massive Gauntlet Ridge in Alaska

Jess Roskelly and Clint Helander have made the first ascent of the Gauntlet Ridge, the entire south ridge, of Mount Huntington. This is one of the biggest new routes in North America in the […]