Gripped Magazine

West Coast

The Shadow

Peter Croft did the first free ascent of the Shadow, 5.13, onsight in 1988. It is an eye-catching dihedral, a steep 50-metre pitch of hand to finger crack climbing. Watch Jesse Huey as he does a rare free-ascent of the legendary line. THE SHADOW from Sonnie Trotter on Vimeo.
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Battle of Evermore

Sonnie Trotter takes us to a secluded crag in Squamish for a look at his route The Battle of Evermore, 5.14, and its unique overhanging prow.
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Mount Hurd New Route

Mount Hurd is near Field, BC, and in 1928 was featured on a Canadian postage stamp
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Squamish’s New 5.13R/X

The Squamish phenom is at it again with a bold send late in the season
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CBC Interview with BC Climber Ruedi Beglinger

Ruedi has been pushing new routes for decades. Listen to him discuss his recent route, Mystery
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Howe’s New Obsession on Papoose in Squamish

John Howe takes on the Papoose and shows us Squamish still has new routes to climb and old ones to clean
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Squamish’s Year of the Snake, 5.13bR

Hard Route Climbed by Squamish Local Jeremy Smith Has a Second Ascent
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Steve Townsend Sending Battle of Evermore: Dramatic New Image

We recently reported on Steve Townsend's send of Sonnie Trotter's incredible Battle of Evermore 5.14 at Furry Creek, Squamish.
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Townsend Bags The Battle of Evermore 5.14

Toronto native Steve Townsend has just bagged the second ascent The Battle of Evermore 5.14 at Furry Creek in Squamish.
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