Watch Mirror Wall Film About Epic Greenland Big Wall

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Mirror Wall Film About Epic Greenland Big Wall

The film Mirror Wall documents the latest expedition from world class climber Leo Houlding and his team as they take on the imposing Mirror Wall, a 1,200-metre vertical tower in the polar mountains of […]


Watch a Film on Crusher Caroline Ciavaldini

November 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Watch a Film on Crusher Caroline Ciavaldini

After winning World Cups, Caroline Ciavaldini decided to leave the sport and head to the mountains. She set herself the ambitious project of free climbing the Voie Petit, a 450-metre granite route graded 5.13 […]


Watch a Short Video of Heli-Ski Lifestyle in Canada

November 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Short Video of Heli-Ski Lifestyle in Canada

CMH is a heli-skiing company in Western Canada that was started by legendary climber and skier Hans Gmoser. “We’ve felt the magic for over 50 years and are thrilled to share this enduring story […]


Canadians Climb Big New Routes on Greenland

November 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Canadians Climb Big New Routes on Greenland

Canadians Paul McSorley and Vikki Weldon visited Greenland with Italy-based Paolo Marazzi this summer. They were accompanied by a film crew including Matthew Paul Invir, Angela Percival and Julian Kenchenten. The strong climbers visited […]


New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

November 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

Written by West Coast-based climber and writer Drew Copeland. Find more by Copeland at Squamish.com here. Mountain huts don’t come from nowhere. Creating a new hideaway in the hills requires perseverance and the concerted […]


Vancouver Mountain Festival Fall Series is Next Week

November 15th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Vancouver Mountain Festival Fall Series is Next Week

From Nov. 22 to 25, the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival is bringing you four days of inspiring shows in North Vancouver and Vancouver. There will be an evening dedicated to raising environmental awareness […]


The 2017 Mugs Stump Award is Open to Applications

November 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 Mugs Stump Award is Open to Applications

From November 10 through November 30, 2016, the 2017 Mugs Stump Award will be accepting grant applications from small climbing teams with fast and light alpine objectives. Established in 1993 to honor the late […]