Early Season Accidents in Rockies a Good Reminder

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Early Season Accidents in Rockies a Good Reminder

The 2016/17 winter season in the Rockies is off to a slow start. Much like ice climbing conditions in B.C., Ontario and Quebec, the mild temperatures have kept many of the popular ice routes […]


Watch Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden on New Tibet Alpine

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden on New Tibet Alpine

In October 2016, Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden made the first ascent of the 7,046-metre Nyainqentangla South East in Tibet via the North Buttress. Their first route together was a leap of faith in […]


Watch Friedrich Kühne Walk 132-metre Dolomite Highline

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Friedrich Kühne Walk 132-metre Dolomite Highline

Watch Friedrich Kühne, 26, walk a 132-metre highline between Heligkreuzkofel and Sass dla Crusc in the Italian Dolomites. He was the first to walk the highline and did so in freezing temperatures. He named […]


Patagonia to Donate 10 Million Dollars from Black Friday Sales

November 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Patagonia to Donate 10 Million Dollars from Black Friday Sales

Patagonia announced last week that the company would donate 100 per cent of their Black Friday sales to grass roots environmental organizations. They projected sales to be around two million dollars, but they made […]


New Documentary Featuring 1916 Bugaboo Reenactment

November 24th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, Video, West Coast | Comments Off on New Documentary Featuring 1916 Bugaboo Reenactment

A new outdoor adventure documentary previewing this month takes on a quirky and unusual subject: a group of climbers who set out to reenact a celebrated mountain climb from the early years of exploration […]


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 […]