In this film by Simon Carter, Rock climber Monique Forestier battles the route Tiger Cat (33, F8c, 5.14c) in the Blue Mountains, Australia. A route which became her Nemesis.
Rotpunkt - Alex Megos
Rotpunkt documents the advent and art of the redpoint through Alex Megos’s efforts to redefine the boundaries of the form. The film traces the redpoint from its origins in Bavaria, through the golden era with Wolfgang Güllich, to its new ideal in the phenom Megos as he battles to unlock new levels of potential.
Seb Bouin, first repeat of Patanic (F9a+/b) at Rodellar.
At the end of Oct 2019 Seb Bouin made the first repeat of Jorge Diaz Rulls route Patanic in Rodellar, Spain. Graded F9b, Seb thought F9a+ was closer to the mark. In this film watch Seb repeat this long, steep route.
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.
Neil Gresham talks Malham/UK sport climbing and Straight Jacket
Neil Gresham, who returned to active sport climbing in the UK and new routing earlier in the season with the first ascent of Straight Jacket (F8a+) at Malham, has just released a video of his new route and his thoughts on the Malham/UK sport climbing scene.
'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.
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.
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.
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 August 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 explains 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....
Kendal Mountain Festival trailer 2014
Kendal Mountain Festival 2014 Trailer from Kendal Mountain Festival on Vimeo.
With the annual Kendal Mountain Festival starting this Thursday 20th and running until Sunday 23rd November, the festival team have released the KMF2014 trailer which they describe as 'dramatic, emotive and inspiring.' It's well worth a watch. To find out more about the festival go to www.mountainfest.co.uk