Blue Water athlete Ashima Shiraishi Climbing Lucifer 5.14c and Souther Smoke 5.14c at the Red River Gorge.
High Contrast, a short film by BD athlete Cedar Wright featuring fellow BD athlete Alex Honnold from Black Diamond Equipment.
The movie relates the first feminine ascent by Nina Caprez of Silbergeier (Swiss), one of the hardest multipitch route in the world, bolted and first sent in 1993 by Beat Kammerlander.
In March of 2012, 5 months after her historic ascent of "Pure Imagination", adidas team athlete, Sasha DiGiulian, traveled to Spain in search of her next level. After a month of searching for a route that suited her best, she once again climbed the grade of 9a (5.14d) with her ascent of "Era Vella" in Margalef. Sasha remains the only American women to climb the grade of 5.14d (9a). Keith Ladzinski and Andy Mann (3 Strings Productions) were there to capture her efforts and tell the story.
Head out for a winter day of cragging just outside of Boulder in Eldorado Canyon with our athlete Cedar Wright, and his indomitable buddy Gus the All Terrain Pug. Will Cedar crush the Evictor 12c R or will he take the notorious whipper from the upper crux? If you've never been to Eldorado Canyon this will give you a good sampling of this tasty and spicy trad bastion.
Chris Sharma shares his motivation for climbing and insights gained through struggle and the commitment to his craft. Chris finds ‘purpose’ in his big projects and through the process, has learned when to push and when to let go. With unlimited, steep limestone cliffs near his home in Catalunya, Spain he thrives on the adventure, exploration and discovery of new routes.
BD athlete Mason Earle flashing Le Toit de Ben (5.13), Val David, Canada.
When Tommy Caldwell's dad took him up the Twin Owls to fly his kite at age three, a lifelong obsession was born. In the ensuing decades, Caldwell's attitude, hard work and determination – even through harrowing circumstances – have helped him become one of the world's greatest rock climbers. A glimpse into the experiences, obstacles and ongoing progression of Tommy Caldwell.
The ultimate full moon shot. Dean Potter walks a highline at Cathedral Peak as the sun sets and the moon rises. Shot from over 1 mile away with a Canon 800mm and 2X by Michael Schaefer. http://mikeylikesrocks.com
This shot was part of a bigger project for National Geographic called The Man Who Can Fly. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/videos/the-man-who-can-fly/
In the summer of 2010, Iker and Eneko Pou decided to visit legends. Travelling the Alps in their camper van, they met the godfathers that changed climbing forever.
Walking on the footsteps of Manolo, Alex Huber and Beat Kammerlander, they repeated some of the most iconic routes in the history of big-wall climbing: itineraries that show the way to the new generations.