Mikaela Shiffrin Wins First Slalom World Cup of Year

November 19th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Mikaela Shiffrin won seven slalom events during the 2017/18 season to become the slalom and overall World Cup champion. High winds forced officials to delay the start of the race and to lower the […]


Watch Anna Gasser Make History with Cab Triple 1260

November 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Olympic champion Anna Gasser has written another chapter in her snowboard career after becoming the first woman to land a cab triple cork. The 27-year-old pulled off the jump on her first attempt at […]


Big Rockies Lines Skied Include Temple and Robson

November 17th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

The following is a ski report from spring of 2017 after a number of big lines were skied in the Rockies. The alpine climbing and ski season has started in the Canadian Rockies with […]


OAC 2019 Ontario Crags Calendar For Sale

November 16th, 2018 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, News | No Comments »

The Ontario Access Coalition‘s 2019 promotional calendar is hot off the press. This is the OAC’s eighth annual calendar, which features beautiful ice, bouldering and route crags in Ontario. Calendars are on sale for […]


Words with Canadian Laval St. Germain About Antarctic Expedition

November 9th, 2018 by Bonnie de Bruijn | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, News | No Comments »

Canada’s Laval St. Germain heads out this weekend to undertake a massive two-in-one expedition: solo ski to the South Pole, followed by an ascent of Mount Vinson, Antarctica’s highest mountain. St. Germain has sights on […]


Hiker’s Outdated App Ends With Rescue in B.C.

October 9th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on Hiker’s Outdated App Ends With Rescue in B.C.

Michael Buckingham spent last night stranded on a ledge on Crown Mountain north of Vancouver and was rescued by North Shore Rescue. For 12 hours, 37-year-old Buckingham fought to stay warm in chilly conditions. […]


Massive Lhotse Couloir Dream Line Skied!

October 1st, 2018 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, Mountain, News | Comments Off on Massive Lhotse Couloir Dream Line Skied!

Adrian Ballinger has reported on Instagram that Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison have skied the famed Lhotse Couloir on Mount Lhotse in the Himalayas after reaching the summit. THEY DID IT!!!!! Lhotse summit and […]