Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

April 18th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Injured Climber Rescued Off Forbidden Corner on Yamnuska

Kananaskis Country Public Safety Section in the Canadian Rockies responded to a call last week after a male climber fell on the popular Forbidden Corner 5.9. The climber fell about 10 metres and fractured his lower leg on […]


The Enchanting Triple in the Stuart Range

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on The Enchanting Triple in the Stuart Range

The Enchanting Triple documents a climbing journey through the Stuart Range, a jagged collection of peaks in the center of Washington state. A decade of dedication to these mountains laid the groundwork for this […]


Everest 2016: Snap Chat and Icefall Doctors Fix Ropes to Camp Two

April 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Everest 2016: Snap Chat and Icefall Doctors Fix Ropes to Camp Two

The icefall doctors of Mount Everest have completed the construction of a new route between base camp and camp two along the Khumbu Icefall. Nearly 280 climbers from 38 countries have registered to climb […]


A Basecamp Podcast Conversation with Tommy Caldwell

April 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on A Basecamp Podcast Conversation with Tommy Caldwell

Listen to a conversation with Tommy Caldwell and Gripped editor Brandon Pullan, which was recorded at The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival in the fall of 2015. Caldwell is one of the world’s […]


New Hard Big Alpine Rockies Climb by Marc-Andre Leclerc and Luka Lindic

April 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News, Rock, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on New Hard Big Alpine Rockies Climb by Marc-Andre Leclerc and Luka Lindic

Canadian Marc-Andre Leclerc and Slovenian Luka Lindic climbed made the first ascent of Mount Tuzo’s northeast face. The big new route goes at M7+ WI6+R and climbs 1,110 metres of terrain. The big wall […]


Words with Now-Canadian Wayne Merry who was on The Nose First Ascent

March 31st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Words with Now-Canadian Wayne Merry who was on The Nose First Ascent

Dave Benton visited Wayne Merry, who was with Warren Harding and George Whitmore on the first ascent of The Nose in Yosemite in 1958, at his home in Atlin, B.C. The sharp edged granite cracks […]


Big New Quebec Mixed Route in Memory of Benoit Marion

March 28th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Big New Quebec Mixed Route in Memory of Benoit Marion

Big new mixed route climbed in Quebec in memory of Benoit Marion. Jean Francois Girard and Carl Darveau have established Aller simple pour Mars M7+ WI7- 190 m in Percé. The climbers made the […]