Gripped Magazine

Rockies

Will Gadd Onsights El Matador, M12

Will Gadd, one of mixed climbing’s pioneers, is still at the cutting edge of the sport. On December 9th, he visited Gord McArthur’s home crag of Bull River Canyon and onsighted the testpiece El Matador, M12. See McArthur’s article in Gripped here about
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Video: Bugaboo Session

The Bugaboos are one of Canada’s most accessible alpine granite playgrounds. Watch this video by Joshua Lavigne and dream of the Bugaboos. ‘Cragging’ in the Bugaboos from Joshua Lavigne on Vimeo.
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Video: Trophy Wall

Ever wonder what it is like to climb one of North America’s classic ice routes on the Trophy Wall near Banff, Alberta? Check this out…
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Video: Jesse Huey on The Real Big Drip

American climber Jesse Huey sessions The Real Big Drip in the Ghost River, Alberta.
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Rocket Man Climbed

The European climbing team have been sending some of the Rockies hardest and biggest mixed routes
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Euros Climb Man Yoga

Nick Bullock and Greg Boswell have climbed another classic Rockies winter route
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Lesson Learned

Climbers and skiers spend countless hours using glaciers as approaches and descents. Here is a tale of when things go from bad to worse. If you are on the glaciers this winter, be careful.
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The Maul and Early Ice

A number of classic climbs such as Rocket Man and Terminator are forming and Haffner Creek is filling in
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Ice Lines – Select Waterfalls of the Canadian Rockies

Brent Peters, ACMG Alpine Guide, has created a stunning collection of photos and route descriptions for Rockies ice climbers
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