Climbers Die on Everest and Shishapangma

April 27th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Climbers Die on Everest and Shishapangma

The Himalayan climbing season has only just begun and already four climbers have died. Patrik Mattioli from Switzerland and Jon David Johnson from Austria died after falling into a crevasse on Shishapangma. “The incident occurred at […]


Revelstoke’s Mountain Coaster and Banff’s Via Ferrata

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Video | Comments Off on Revelstoke’s Mountain Coaster and Banff’s Via Ferrata

In an effort to expand their recreational options to other seasons, Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British Columbia have installed a metal rail that weaves through trees and down a hill. To enjoy the rail, you […]


Watch Big Mountain Face in Brazil Fall Down

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Big Mountain Face in Brazil Fall Down

On April 16, the face of a granite dome in Brazil fell off. It is known as rock exfoliation and while it happens around the world, it is rarely filmed. On March 28, 2009, around 45,000 cubic […]


Everest 2016: Minute of Silence and Helicopter Traffic

April 26th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Everest 2016: Minute of Silence and Helicopter Traffic

At 11:56 a.m. on April 25, 2016, climbers and staff at Everest basecamp stood at together for a minute of silence. It was one year to the minute that an avalanche, caused by a […]


Watch Cheyne Lempe and David Allfrey on Baffin Island Big Wall

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Rockies, Routes, Video | 1 Comment »

In May 2015, David Allfrey and Cheyne Lempe climbed a new route over 10 days on Great Cross Pillar in the Sam Ford Fjord on Baffin Island and called it Deconstructing Jenga VI 5.9+ A3+. In […]


Nathan Paulin’s World Record Highline Takes Over an Hour

April 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Nathan Paulin’s World Record Highline Takes Over an Hour

Watch Nathan Paulin walk a 1,020-metre highline over 600 metres off the ground for over and hour in the French Alps.


Battling With Turret’s Syndrome

April 22nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in 2011.01, Articles, Mountain, News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on Battling With Turret’s Syndrome

Part of a new generation of bold Canadian climbers, Will Stanhope and Andrew Boyd risk it all and bag a free ascent on the South Face of the Turret in the Adamants.