Training: Four Bow Valley Peaks to Run Up Before Lunch

November 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Training: Four Bow Valley Peaks to Run Up Before Lunch

The Bow Valley runs from Yamnuska to Lake Louise along the Bow River. There are a countless hikes and scrambles that branch off from the Trans-Canada Highway. Some lead to the base of rock […]


Sébastien Lapierre of Quebec to Ski to South Pole Solo

November 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Sébastien Lapierre of Quebec to Ski to South Pole Solo

Sébastien Lapierre is attempting to become the first Canadian to complete a solo Antarctic ski expedition without any assistance. In 2010, he completed a Greenland Ice Cap ski expedition. In 2013, he completed a […]


Shepherdess of the Glaciers Wins Grand Prize at Banff Mountain Festival 2016

November 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Shepherdess of the Glaciers Wins Grand Prize at Banff Mountain Festival 2016

Living 5,000 metres above sea level with her 300 goats, Tsering is one of the last shepherdesses in the far northern mountains of Ladakh, India. As she leads her flock of 300 sheep and […]


Ice Diaries takes the Grand Prize in the 2016 Banff Mountain Book Competition

November 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ice Diaries takes the Grand Prize in the 2016 Banff Mountain Book Competition

A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer-in-residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on the world’s most enigmatic continent — Antarctica, the only piece […]


Watch Valery Rozov Make History with Cho Oyu BASE Jump

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Valery Rozov Make History with Cho Oyu BASE Jump

Valery Rozov, sets a new world-record with his jump from Cho Oyu in China as part of the #FXTMbasejump project. Following the 31-day expedition to the exit spot, on the 5th of October 2016, […]


Watch Steep Skiing on Tantalus Mountains in B.C.

October 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Steep Skiing on Tantalus Mountains in B.C.

Watch steep skiing in the Tantalus Range of Canada’s West Coast. The mountains can be seen from the Squamish area, but requires a crossing of the Squamish River.


Russians Climb New Thalay Sagar North Face Route

October 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Russians Climb New Thalay Sagar North Face Route

Sergey Nilov, Dmitry Grigoriev and Dmitry Golovchenko have climbed a new route up the north face of the 6,904-metre Thalay Sagar in India. The new route is called Moveable Feast WI5 M7 A3 F5c […]