Watch Fastest Known Time Hike of Appalachian Trail

March 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Stringbean tells the story of ultrarunner Joe McConaughy as he attempts to break the speed record on the Appalachian Trail. It takes most hikers five to six months to complete the 2,190-mile-long trail, but […]


Watch Bear Grylls Review Survival Movies

March 22nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Bear Grylls reviews how realistic survival movies are, including The Revenant, Cast Away, Point Break, Titanic, Bird Box and more. Bear talks about his experience sleeping inside the carcass of a camel, dealing with […]


Watch How Gwichyaa Zhee are Protecting Caribou in the Arctic

March 20th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Presented by The Wilderness Society and Patagonia, Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee shares a familiar story: the current administration’s reduction of conservation-protected public lands for oil and gas leases, this time in the Arctic National […]


Watch Cody Townsend Ski B.C. Peak Mount Currie

March 18th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

In the small town of Pemberton, B.C., the hulking north face of Mount Currie dominates the skyline. Yet even after a decade of winters spent skiing in Pemberton, Townsend has never been up or […]


Watch Will Gadd Go Deep into Greenland Glacier

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

This project follows Will Gadd on a journey inside of the Greenland ice sheet both in the name of exploration and research. Their plan was simple in concept, but extraordinary: descend into a crack […]


Watch Skiers on the Wapta Traverse in Winter

March 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Watch skiers on the full Wapta Traverse in the Canadian Rockies, which goes from Alberta at Banff National Park, starting at Peyto Lake to British Columbia at Yoho National Park, ending at Sherbrooke Lake. […]


Watch New Epic Ski Line in Brenta Dolomites

March 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | No Comments »

Watch clips from a new ski line in Brenta Dolomites on Pietra Grande first skied on Feb. 14 by Andrea Cozzini and Claudio Lanzafame. They called their epic and steep descent Why don’t you […]


Protect Our Winters Starts Protect Our Winters Climb

March 11th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Protect Our Winters (POW) proudly announces the launch of POW Climb, a unique division of the POW Alliance focused on engaging the climbing community in climate action. To better represent all outdoor communities impacted […]


The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek: Disaster on the Mountain

March 7th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek: Disaster on the Mountain

The fresh powder beckoned 16 expert skiers and snowboarders into the backcountry. Without warning, a slab of snow cracked and swept violently down the mountain. No one knew how many were inside of the […]


Epic Ski Trip in Russia to North of the Arctic Circle

March 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in Gripped Outdoors | Comments Off on Epic Ski Trip in Russia to North of the Arctic Circle

A group of skiers visited the northern Urals in Russia, north of the Arctic Circle, to explore peaks that had never been skied. “It actually takes a 40-hour train ride and another six-hour sled […]