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 waiting game - climbing on Baffin Island from STORY.teller COLLECTIVE.
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/
Joe Kinder in Catalunya from EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS
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.
Music Recorded on Location
Ty Mack explores his passions as a climber and artisan baker living in Driggs, Idaho. In the end, Ty sends the hardest rock route in the Teton area, The Almighty, 5.14? In fact, he's got the only free ascent on this route to date!
A look into the life and story of Silvia Vidal one of the worlds best Solo Aid climbers.
"If you would like to learn more about Silvia Vidal and her expeditions, please visit one of her lectures" vidalsilvia.com
Black Diamond athlete Adam Ondra traveled to Kentucky's Red River Gorge in late October and 10 days later he had blazed through the area's hardest routes, including onsighting two of the Red's hardest, Pure Imagination and The Golden Ticket, in the same day. Both routes were originally rated 5.14d, but Ondra, after onsighting them within an hour of each other, suggested they be downrated to 5.14c.