New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

April 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New Watersprite Lake Cabin Near Squamish by BCMC

Mountain huts don’t come from nowhere. Creating a new hideaway in the hills requires perseverance and the concerted effort of a group of people. The British Columbia Mountaineering Club (BCMC) has completed a new […]


Five Hikers Die After Cornice Collapse in B.C.

April 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Five Hikers Die After Cornice Collapse in B.C.

Five hikers fell 500 metres to their deaths after a cornice collapsed on Mount Harvey north of Vancouver. Search and rescue was alerted to the accident late Saturday afternoon. A sixth hiker with the […]


Peter Habeler is 74 and Climbs Eiger North Face

April 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Peter Habeler is 74 and Climbs Eiger North Face

Austrian climber Peter Habeler is a 74-year-old legend who just made another ascent up the north face of the Eiger, this time with David Lama. Back in 1974, Habeler and Reinhold Messner made the […]


Canadian Louis Rousseau to Attempt Cho Oyu New Route

April 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Canadian Louis Rousseau to Attempt Cho Oyu New Route

Canadian Louis Rousseau from Quebec is on a team of four heading to the Himalayas to attempt a new route on Cho Oya, the world’s sixth highest mountain at 8,201 metres. Rousseau’s team includes […]


The North Face 2017 Mountain Festival in Switzerland

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News, Video | Comments Off on The North Face 2017 Mountain Festival in Switzerland

The 2017 North Face Mountain Festival will be held in Lauterbrunnen, which is situated in one of the most impressive valleys in the Swiss Alps. The fest will be take place this Sept. 14 […]


Calgarian Andrew Brash Recieves Honoray Degree for Mount Everest Rescue

March 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Calgarian Andrew Brash Recieves Honoray Degree for Mount Everest Rescue

Andrew Brash is a climber based in Calgary with decades of experience. From Alaska and Chile to Nepal and Kazakhstan, Brash has climbed new routes and repeated difficult ones. He was recently awarded an […]


Nepal to Track Everest Climbers and Ueli Steck Returning in Spring

March 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Nepal to Track Everest Climbers and Ueli Steck Returning in Spring

Over 4,000 climbers have stood on top of Mount Everest and many others have lied about it. Starting this spring, the Nepalese government will be testing out a new system to bust fakes summit […]