Words With Jerry Auld About Animated Film “Thyself”

January 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jerry Auld moved to the Bow Valley decades ago for ice, rock and alpine climbing. He is now a co-owner of Imaginary Mountain Surveyors with Dustin Lynx and has a new animated short-film called […]


Footage of David Lama, Lunag Ri and Conrad Anker Heart Attack

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

After David Lama, 26, and Conrad Anker, 54, turned back just 300 metres below the summit of Lunag Ri 6,907m in November 2015, the two made another attempt to climb the it in 2016. […]


Watch Rockies Retro Ice Film with Solos, Big Hair and Bold Moves

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Rockies, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Ice climbing has come a long way since the 1980s and 1990s, when far less people participated in the sport. The gear was difficult to use and for many climbers, soloing was easier than […]


Patagonia Sees Few Sends as Poor Conditions Continue

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Patagonia has had a busy few years with a number of big sends and first ascents going down. The 2016/17 season has yet to kick off despite mid-January nearing. Over the past few weeks, […]


James Pearson Repeats Carbondale Short Bus in Indian Creek

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes, Video | No Comments »

James Pearson recently climbed Carbondale Short Bus 5.14 in Indian Creek for the route’s possible third ascent. It was first climbed in 2012 by Hayden Kennedy and is protected by some of the smallest […]


New Variation to Classic Alpine Line Beyond Good and Evil

January 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in International, Mountain, News, Profiles, Rock, Routes | No Comments »

Strong European climbers Jeff Mercier, Xavier Cailhol, Lucien Boucansaud and Bastien Lardat have climbed a new variation to the classic 600-metre Alp’s route Beyond Good and Evil M6. First climbed in 1992 by Mark […]


15 Rad #GrippedMagazine Photos from This Week

January 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Every week, we get a number of amazing #GrippedMagazine photos tagged. We don’t get to share them all on Instagram, but here are some favourites from the past few days. @fred51329 cranks through the […]