Climbers Traverse 13 Peaks in B.C.’s Valhalla Range

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Aug. 22, Vince Hempsall and David Lussier circumnavigated the 13 peaks of the Mulvey Basin in Valhalla Provincial Park, B.C. The Nelson-based climbers pieced together a compelling read about their adventure at Mountain […]


Canadian Victor Baudrand Makes Youth Worlds Finals

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Canadian Victor Baudrand is heading to Youth B Lead Finals at the IFSC Youth World Championships in Innusbruck. Placing fifth in Semis has put him in a good position to possibly stand on the […]


Ongoing Canadian Results/Photos from Youth Worlds

September 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

The IFSC Youth World Championships will be taking place from Aug. 30 to Sept. 10 in Innsbruck, Austria. There are over 1,000 registered climbers. The big event will have 24 category rankings where climbers […]


Alex Puccio Tops New Base Line V14

September 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Profiles, Routes | No Comments »

Alex Puccio recently took top spot at Arco Rock Masters before climbing her third V14 with a tick of New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Puccio had previously sent The Wheel of Chaos […]


Alex Megos Goes on 5.14+ Swiss Sending Spree

September 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Alex Megos has had a fantastic year at crags around the world. He recently wrapped up a week-long trip where he ticked some of the classic hard routes in Switzerland. YES!!! Day 4 of […]


Mount Bryce Wing BASE Jump Biggest in Canada

September 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Mount Bryce Wing BASE Jump Biggest in Canada

If 2017 wasn’t full of enough climbing and mountain action, two BASE jumpers just flew from the top of Mount Bryce in the Canadian Rockies for the biggest jump in Canada. Trent Conroy wrote […]


John Lauchlan Award 2017 Accepting Applications

September 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on John Lauchlan Award 2017 Accepting Applications

The John Lauchlan Memorial Award is a cash award designed to assist expeditions of Canadian mountaineers and explorers, which is accepting applications for end of 2017 and 2018 expeditions. The award exists to perpetuate […]