Andreas Steindl’s New FKT On Matterhorn Hornli Ridge

September 5th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Andreas Steindl’s New FKT On Matterhorn Hornli Ridge

Swiss mountain guide Andreas Steindl, 29, has climbed up and down the Matterhorn using the Hornli Ridge in only three hours, 59 minutes and 52 seconds. It’s the fastest known time (FKT) using the […]


Alexander Gukov Details Latok I North Ridge Ascent

August 29th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Alexander Gukov Details Latok I North Ridge Ascent

The Russian website mountain.ru has translated a report by Alexander Gukov about the Latok I expedition that killed his climbing partner Sergey Glazunov. Gukov said in his report that he believes they reached the […]


Ha Ling Trail/Climbs Closed Until October 2018

August 28th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Ha Ling Trail/Climbs Closed Until October 2018

Ha Ling Peak is one of the most-hiked and climbed mountains in the Canadian Rockies. On average, there are over 200 people who reach the summit on weekends. The single-track up-and-down hiking trail is […]


It’s Already Snowing in the Canadian Rockies

August 27th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Rockies, Routes | Comments Off on It’s Already Snowing in the Canadian Rockies

The snow has started to fall in the high alpine of the Canadian Rockies with a dusting visible around the town of Banff. Farther north, IFMGA mountain guide Marc Piche reported about the 15 […]


Massive Rockfall on Classic Cosmiques in Chamonix

August 27th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Massive Rockfall on Classic Cosmiques in Chamonix

La Chamoniarde is advising climbers to avoid the classic alpine route Cosmiques Arete in Chamonix due to a massive rockfall. Part of the south face broke apart on Aug. 22, a day after a […]


Zangerl and Larcher Repeat Wild Eiger Route Odyssee

August 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Zangerl and Larcher Repeat Wild Eiger Route Odyssee

Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have climbed Odyssee in a single-push from the ground. It’s the most difficult route up the north face of the Eiger. It first climbed by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper […]


Legendary American Ice Climber Jeff Lowe Dies

August 25th, 2018 by Brandon Pullan | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Special Feature | Comments Off on Legendary American Ice Climber Jeff Lowe Dies

Visionary ice and alpine climber Jeff Lowe has passed away at the age of 67 after a long battle with an unknown neurodegenerative process. He made over 1,000 first ascents around the world, including […]