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 […]


Big Rockies Lines Skied Include Temple and Robson

May 31st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Big Rockies Lines Skied Include Temple and Robson

The alpine climbing and ski season has started in the Canadian Rockies with reports of dozens of climbers on the summit of Athabasca last weekend. Update June 1: Reports of the first ski descent […]


Chamonix Aiguille du Midi Gets New Route Red Devils

May 30th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Chamonix Aiguille du Midi Gets New Route Red Devils

Strong climbers Jeff Mercier, David Autheman, Geremy Rakowski and Lucien Boucansaud climbed a new route up the northwest face of Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix called Red Devils. According to PlanetMountina.com, the route took […]


Updated: Artificial Holds Drilled to Scramble in Rockies

May 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Updated: Artificial Holds Drilled to Scramble in Rockies

Opal Ridge Traverse is a popular scramble in Kananaskis Country in the Canadian Rockies near Calgary. The ridge is around 10 kilometres long and is considered (or was considered) a difficult scramble. Update on […]


Jornet Summits Everest Again Sans O2

May 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News | Comments Off on Jornet Summits Everest Again Sans O2

Kilian Jornet has reached the summit of Everest for his second time on May 27 after reaching it on May 22. He did not use supplementary oxygen on either ascent. On his first climb, […]