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 […]


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 […]