Gripped Week in Review: Eiger, Prairie Gold, Quebec
This is weekly summary of top climbing stories from Aug. 10 to Aug. 17.
Boulder World Cup
Canada finished the IFSC Boulder World Cup season after qualifications as they look forward to the World Championships.
Brette Harrington, Caro North and Chris Kalman open a new 11-pitch 5.12 trad route in B.C.
A strong team opens a new 5.11 on a remote quartzite wall in the Canadian Rockies.
12 summer expeditions from paddling across North America to swimming across the Pacific.
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher free two hard routes on the Eiger in a few days.
The Piolet d’Or gave a shout out to female alpinism during the 2018 award announcement.
Watch Sasha DiGiulian climbing on The Shining Uncut 5.14 on Mount Louis in Banff National Park.
Mike Doyle makes the third free ascent of The Shining Uncut 5.14 on Mount Louis.
Dani Arnold sets a new speed record on the north face of Grandes Jorasses.
A new 400-metre 5.7 sport route is opened in Quebec called Sport 400.