Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine Series and Contest

April 20th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Footwear, Gear, Harnesses, Outdoor, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine Series and Contest

Arc’teryx has long been an innovative and forward-thinking brand with one eye on the future and the other eye on their community.  For the summer of 2015, they are running a one-of-a-kind contest. Nominate […]


Arc’teryx’s 2015 Harnesses Are Made For Real Climbers

April 9th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Gear, Harnesses, Video | Comments Off on Arc’teryx’s 2015 Harnesses Are Made For Real Climbers

Arc’teryx has five new harnesses for 2015, each made specifically for the needs of every climber. If you’ve ever used an Arc’teryx harness then you know what we’re talking about. Harnesses are what put […]


Patagonia’s Rad Mobile Repair Station

April 7th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Gear, Harnesses, Video | Comments Off on Patagonia’s Rad Mobile Repair Station

Better Than New is a short film that introduces Patagonia’s new biodiesel repair wagon and pays tribute to customers and repair techs who have kept Patagonia going for over 40 years. Patagonia’s Reno Repair […]


MEC’s Gift Picks with Nick

November 17th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Outdoor, Profiles, Ropes | Comments Off on MEC’s Gift Picks with Nick

Here is a new video and six weeks of gift ideas from the new MEC envoy and gear expert, “Nick.” Nothing against the jolly bearded guy from the North Pole, but he’s not exactly what […]


New Hardware for 2015

August 20th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Outdoor, Ropes | Comments Off on New Hardware for 2015

Gripped gear editor Rafal Andronowski has published an excellent write-up on his The Alpine Start blog about the new hardware for 2015 as seen at the Outdoor Retail Show in Salt Lake City. From […]


Mountain Lingo Everyone Should Know

May 13th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Footwear, Gear, Harnesses, Outdoor | Comments Off on Mountain Lingo Everyone Should Know

Climbers have a language of their own and there are a few basic terms which everyone should know. Here is a list of mountaineering terms for those wondering what something like glissade means. Mountaineering Shop […]


Belaying With a Munter Hitch

May 13th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Technique | Comments Off on Belaying With a Munter Hitch

ACMG guide Paul McSorley demonstrates how to belay from the top of the pitch with a munter hitch. A great skill to have in your tool belt in the event you ever drop or […]


Video: How to belay on a multi-pitch

May 8th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Outdoor, Ropes | Comments Off on Video: How to belay on a multi-pitch

How to belay on a multi pitch climb a.k.a. top down belaying. How to set up a belay on the top of a pitch to belay your second up using a guide style “autoblocking” […]


Arc’teryx Spring 2014 Launch

April 17th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Outdoor, Ropes | Comments Off on Arc’teryx Spring 2014 Launch

Check out the newest gear from Arc’teryx. “It might be dark still, it might be cold, but spring is waking up. The grey of winter gives way to the rebirth of colour. Outside is alive […]


An everyday rack of trad gear

April 17th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Outdoor | Comments Off on An everyday rack of trad gear

Dane Lexie gives an “overview of my modest climbing rack. This is what I carry most for the area in which I climb. This video is not intended to be a shopping list for […]