Athletes

The Grand Traverse and WURL


With COVID-19 shutting down Alan's summer travel plans, he turned his objectives closer to home and set his sites on completing the Grand Traverse and WURL.

July 16, 2020

Review: Grivel Duetto Helmet


When Grivel ambassador Connor Chilcott heard about the release of the Duetto helmet, he couldn't wait to get his hands on one. As an aplinist and mountain guide, the things Connor was doing on a day to day basis were exactly what the helmet was designed for. So, who better to test out one of the first Duettos to hit the US than him? Check out what Connor thought after putting it through the wringer.

July 6, 2020

Review: Grivel Trail Three Poles


Grivel athlete Natalie Afonino recently tested out the Grivel Trail Three poles and is now a convert to pole life. Check out her review of them.

June 1, 2020

A Classic Alaskan Adventure: Early-Season Ice Chase in the Wrangells

 

 

Grivel and Beal athlete Natalie Afonina recounts her trip to the remote wilderness of Alaska to chase preseason ice. The ice climbing there is big, blue, and beautiful... if you can handle the frigid cold, wild terrain, and short daylight hours.

May 18, 2020