Towers Of Tigray by The North Face follows James Pearson & Caro Ciavaldini and their son Arthur to the walls and ancient routes of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where priests and worshippers have scaled the towers to reach their sacred churches since the fourth century. In it they undertake their own adventures culminating in the first ascent of one of the towers.
A Feather in the West
In this beautifully shot film by Pertex and Coldhouse Collective, a team of Irish climbers travelled to the small island of Owey off the west coast of County Donegal to explore sea cliffs that have “enough new routing potential to last at least twelve lifetimes”.
Steve McClure onsighting Nightmayer (E8 6c)
In this film from Petzl, Britain’s Steve McClure finally settles a long overdue score by onsighting Nightmayer, a hard, complex, and committing route on Dinas Cromlech, Wales. At E8 6c it's one of the hardest onsights of a trad route to date.
Seb Bouin - Vintage Rock Tour Ep. 1
Seb Bouin Repeats France's First F8c, Agincourt At Buoux | Seb Bouin's Vintage Rock Tour Ep.1
Walls Are Meant For Climbing: Alex Honnold
Alex Honnold gets animated about life, death, climbing and the elusive El Cap mouse people.
Nemesis - Monique Forestier
Rock climber Monique Forestier battles the route Tiger Cat (33, 8c, 5.14c) in the Blue Mountains, Australia. A route which became her Nemesis. Film by Simon Carter.
Pulley Injury Prevention
The Climbing Doc gives pactical tips to help decrease the chances of sustaining a pulley injury rock climbing or training for climbing.
The Pommish Invasion: The Candlestick
A film from from Jonathan Doyle Media. Three climbers from Lancaster take on the most serious and committing challenge of their lives, climbing The Candlestick, a 110m sea-stack next the world famous Totem-Pole, at Cape Huay, Tasmania.
An interview with Martin Boysen
In this film from Vertebrate Publishing, British climber and mountaineer Martin Boysen talks about his life and climbing. From growing up in Germany during the Second World War, to Sussex outcrops climbs and playing a major role in the great 1970s Himalayan expeditions, such as the first ascent of Annapurna's South Face and South-West Face of Everest.
Verdon Dreaming - Tom et je Ris (F8b+).
When Australian Monique Forestier first visited the Verdon Gorge, France, in 2007 she became captivated by an extraordinary line called Tom et je Ris (F8b+). She returned in 2011 to try the route.
The Commitment Series Ep. 3 - Greg Boswell: Dedication
Greg Boswell is one of the UK’s strongest Scottish winter climbers.This film from Rab explores his shift from adolescence to adulthood, and how his climbing career has grown and changed with him.
A Gritstone Climbing Sampler
A compilation of Peak gritstone ascents from Aniseed Films. Stuff like Benign Lives and Jordan getting the 2nd ascent of 'Captain Calamity'. Good friends and good places!
Neil Gresham talks UK sport climbing and Straight Jacket
Neil Gresham, who returned to active sport climbing in the UK and new routing with the first ascent of Straight Jacket (F8a+) at Malham, has released a video of his new route and his thoughts on the Malham/UK sport climbing scene.
The Commitment Series Ep. 2 - Tom Randall: Obsession
Tom Randall is well known for his acquired taste for off-width crack routes and sets himself the highest standards. In this film from Rab, Tom provides a unique insight into his formative years spent in a world entirely different to now, and how he copes with conflicting priorities that are fundamental to his happiness and ambitious drive.
'A short video of a brilliant first ascent I did recently in the Peak! It's a line I'd been wanting to do for quite a while, an epic 40m route on High Tor in Matlock called 'Fury Road' (F8a)' - Jon Clark.
Climbing at Harmers Wood, Cheshire
A short film by Aniseed Films of an afternoon at Hamers Wood in Cheshire climbing some easy highball classics.
The Rab Commitment Series: Ep. 1 - Libby Peter: Devotion.
An eloquent and honest perspective of Libby Peter, one of UK’s most respected climbers, with years of experience in expeditions, instructing, coaching and guiding around the world. She reflects on how climbing has shaped her life, whilst raising her two daughters in North Wales.
In conversation with top climber Steve McClure
In a full-length conversation with Keith Sharples, Steve talks about his first steps as a rock climber right though to his current objectives as well as his autobiography, Beyond Limits.
Ben Moon on 4th ascent of Rainshadow (F9a) at Malham
A short film by Ben Pritchard of Ben Moon making the 4th ascent of Rainshadow (F9a) at Malham Cove in Yorkshire. Twenty five years on from his first F9a and a few days short of his 49th birthday.
Point of No Return
In this film from National Geographic, a group of climbers attempt to be the first to measure the height of Hkakabo Razi, in Myanmar, said to be Southeast Asia’s highest peak. Situated in the largely unexplored Dandalika Range Hkakabo Razi is something of a forgotten peak.
Meeting Tom Bolger
Following his injury and subsequent recovery, Tom Bolger talks about his chosen lifestyle, evolved entirely around his love for climbing in his home of Margalef, Spain
Chris Sharma and action thriller, Point Break
Leading climber Chris Sharma was working as a Free Climbing Technical Advisor on the all action thriller Point Break. In is this interview from Warners Brothers, Chris talks about his time on the film.
Velocity - a short ice climbing film by Franz Walter
Velocity follows the personal story of two Arc'teryx sponsored ice climbers, Matthias Scherer and Tanja Schmitt, who have been living in Cogne (Italy) for ten years. The area is a perfect playground with a high density of quality ice routes.
Rocklands: A Trad Diary by James Pearson & Caroline Ciavalidini
In 2014, Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson set off to discover trad climbing in South Africa’s Rocklands. Originally in search of hard new routes, the couple discovered something more valuable, an almost unlimited potential for trad development with 1,000’s of new routes to climb!
Chris Bonington & Leo Houlding climbing the Old Man of Hoy
In 2014, Sir Chris Bonington repeated one of his most famous climbs at the age of 80! Alongside Leo Houlding they raised funds and awareness for Motor Neurone Disease charities. In this film, as well as footage from the climb, Chris talks about turning 80 and how he is still hoping to be active at 90.
Any Route. Any Season- Climbing from an Osprey viewpoint
Osprey packs have released this short film using a drone to take an osprey’s viewpoint of Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey climbing in the mountains around Chamonix in France,.
F-BO15 - Foundry Bouldering Open 2015
F-BO15 - Foundry Bouldering Open 2015 from The Foundry Climbing Centre on Vimeo.
A short montage of the 2015 Foundry Bouldering Open held 7th February 2015 @ The Foundry Climbing Centre, Sheffield. Concentrating on the final boulder problems and the eventual winners, Ben Moon and Ella Russell. Filmed and edited by Rich Heap and Ben Pritchard of Slackjaw fims.
Deep Water Solo Exeter 2014
Deep Water Solo Exeter 2014 - a film by Dimension 2 from The Quay Climbing Centre on Vimeo.
Following on from the success of the UK's first inland DWS competition, the organisers of the event, the Quay Climbing Centre in Exeter alongside the film makers Dimension 2 films, have released a great short film from the event. Hope you enjoy it....