No matter what your favorite outdoor sport is, we all have a tendency to focus on success – the peaks we bag, the routes we send, the miles we log on the bike or on the trail each week. But what about the goals we have yet to achieve? The accomplishments that have eluded our grasp or the conditions that kicked our butts home to try again another day.
Featuring gorgeous footage shot and edited by Colette McInerney, this short film captures a month in the life of Eastern Mountain Sports Brand Ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder as he struggles to send Papichulo, a (15a) rock climbing route in Oliana, Spain.
Salathe Wall free by Steph Davis. I freed the Salathe Wall in October 2005. An amazing girl I met on the top of El Cap while stashing gear, Cybele Blood, helped me out by belaying and jugging the wall with me and diving into the adventure. To read a story about this ascent, check out my first book High Infatuation: highinfatuation.com/
"October 4th 2012, Flatanger, Norway. After incredible 3-month battle, Adam Ondra makes the first ascent of the new world´s hardest route. Adam names it Change and suggests the magic grade of 9b+. The limit of human´s possibilities has been shifted and the long adventurous trip of a few friends to the northern Europe slowly comes to the end..."
Detailed info: WWW.CHANGE-MOVIE.COM
But was this epic journey just about climbing? No, not at all. This won´t be a next typical climbing movie. So what it will be about? Here is a "small" 24 minutes long hint.
Filmed and directed by Petr Pavlicek
BD athlete Barbara Zangerl climbing Super Cirill (8a) near Ticino, Switzerland.
Esdrúxulo Luxo 8a+ at the Tijuca Forest/Rio de Janeiro from Ricardo Cosme of Granito Filmes
A Day On The Diamond from Chris Alstrin.
American climber, Jonathan Siegrist, embarks on a journey to France to pay tribute to the roots of modern sport climbing. After teaming up with Swiss superstar, Nina Caprez, the two climb the hardest routes the Verdon Gorge has to offer. Shortly thereafter, they stumble upon the greater meaning of climbing when they were least looking for it.
3 Strings Productions
Directed by: Andy Mann & Keith Ladzinski
Edited by: Andy Mann & Scott Neel
Produced by: 3 Strings Productions