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 […]


Brette Harrington Sends The Optimator 5.13

April 16th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Brette Harrington Sends The Optimator 5.13

Top American all-round sender Brette Harrington has climbed the difficult Indian Creek crack called The Optimator 5.13-. The 35-metre ring-lock splitter is a well-known desert test-piece. For three years I have been thinking about this […]


Watch Sasha DiGiulian Climbing Cuba

April 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sasha DiGiulian Climbing Cuba

Sasha DiGiulian and friends travel to Cuba to climb and experience the country. While there they visit Viñales, Salon de los Gigantes, Cayo Jutías and Havana. This short is filmed and edited by Allison […]


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 […]


A Short Film on Cedar Wright by The Banff Centre

April 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on A Short Film on Cedar Wright by The Banff Centre

Filmmaker, rock climber and adventurer Cedar Wright doesn’t take life too seriously and he’d prefer it if other adventurers didn’t either. He has established difficult routes around the world and always finds the lighter side […]


Watch a Short Film About Sarah Hueniken

April 8th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Ice, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch a Short Film About Sarah Hueniken

Sarah Hueniken is based in the Canadian Rockies and is one of Canada’s leading climbers. In this short film by Canmore-based videographer Craig Hall, Hueniken opens up about more than just climbing. In this […]