Jornet Summits Everest Again Sans O2

May 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News | Comments Off on Jornet Summits Everest Again Sans O2

Kilian Jornet has reached the summit of Everest for his second time on May 27 after reaching it on May 22. He did not use supplementary oxygen on either ascent. On his first climb, […]


New Big Mixed Route in Yoho is Chase is Better…

May 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New Big Mixed Route in Yoho is Chase is Better…

Over a number of days this winter and spring, Raphael Slawinski and partners established a new route on Mount Stephen in Yoho National Park called The Chase Is Better Than The Catch, a 135-metre […]


Kangchenjunga Skyline Attempt and Everest News

May 25th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kangchenjunga Skyline Attempt and Everest News

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger are attempting to traverse the Kangchenjunga Skyline without bottled oxygen or fixed ropes. The big traverse includes reaching the summits of Yalung Kang (8,505m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Kangchenjunga Central (8,482m) […]


Kilian Jornet Climbs Everest for Speed Record

May 22nd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kilian Jornet Climbs Everest for Speed Record

Kilian Jornet has climbed Mount Everest and has possibly claimed a solo, with no fixed ropes, sans bottled oxygen speed record up the north side. He completed the climb in 26 hours from Everest […]


New 2017 Chamonix Route on Wild Remote Wall

May 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New 2017 Chamonix Route on Wild Remote Wall

In Chamonix, Simon Chatelan from Switzerland made the first ascent of Misanthropie i-conique, a 300-metre M7+ A2 up Tete de Biselx’s north face. Tete de Biselx rises above the Trient Glacier in Swizterland near […]


The Hillary Step on Mount Everest is Gone

May 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The Hillary Step on Mount Everest is Gone

The Hillary Step on Mount Everest collapsed sometime in the past few years. The rock feature was an exposed and steep section of the Southeast Ridge that was first climbed in 1953 by Edmund […]


Kilian Jornet on Everest and Himalayan Summits 2017

May 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Kilian Jornet on Everest and Himalayan Summits 2017

Kilian Jornet is in the Himalayas to attempt a speed record on Mount Everest. Last week, he climbed Cho Oyu for training and for an attempt at the speed record, but weather shut the […]