Watch Marc-Andre Leclerc in Spindrift on Ha Ling

February 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The late Marc-Andre Leclerc gets a full dose of spindrift on a winter attempt of the north face of Ha Ling, above Canmore. At the end of January 2018, he and Tom Livingstone attempted […]


Watch Legendary Climber Jim Bridwell’s Last Interview

February 17th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Watch the final interview with legendary Yosemite climber Jim Bridwell shortly before his death in 2018. Bridwell made over 100 first ascents in Yosemite and opened hard new routes in Alaska and Patagonia. He […]


Lydia Kutra Was Best Young Canadian Skier in the 1980s

February 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Video | No Comments »

In the 1980s, Lydia Kutra from Atikokan, Ontario, was the best junior competition skier with podium finishes in national and international events. In 1989, she broke her leg and had to retire from high-end […]


Saturday Sends: Shawn Raboutou Sends New Swiss V16

February 16th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Shawn Raboutou climbs the first ascent Off the Wagon sit V16 in Val Bavona, Switzerland, back in November. Video filmed and edited by Shawn Raboutou.


Watch Kicking Ice Dagger Down in Quebec

February 15th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in East, Routes, Video | No Comments »

Jeff Mercier hangs from a rope and kicks large ice daggers off a route at Pont Rouge in Quebec. Mercier was preparing the line so photographer Tim Banfield could jug a rope to shoot […]


Weekend Stoker: Bloodied Face Huey Battles Big Drip

February 15th, 2019 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Ice, Profiles, Rockies, Video | No Comments »

Watch climber Jesse Huey sessions The Real Big Drip in the Ghost River, Alberta. Huey is currently in Patagonia with Will Stanhope. The Real Big Drip is a 200-metre mixed route in the Ghost […]


Throwback to Wolfgang Gullich’s One-Finger TV Pull-Up

February 14th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Indoor Climbing, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Back in the 1980s, Wolfgang Gullich didn’t shy away from being in the spotlight and appeared on many TV shows and even in films, such as the stunt double for Sylvester Stallone in Cliffhanger. […]


Watch Funny Favresse and Villanueva Song ‘Done in R1’

February 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll and Nico Favresse have released a new song to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Patagonia R1. It’s hilarious, pokes fun at the climbing scene, other climbers and is exactly what […]


Watch Paraglide Launch in Patagonia Next to Fitz Roy

February 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Video | No Comments »

In January 2019, Italian paragliding champion Aaron Durogati flew his paraglider off peaks in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre range in Patagonia. “Taking off from the Saint Exupery after 15 hours of climbing […]


Watch Cody Townsend Ski Messner Couloir and Other Classics

February 13th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Video | No Comments »

Introducing The Fifty. A project to climb and ski all 50 lines chronicled in the book, The Fifty Classic Descents of North America by Chris Davenport, Penn Newhard and Art Burrows. Over the next […]