Earlier this year climbers Sam Stroh, Scott Eubank and Tavish Hansen spent a week free climbing the right side of El Capitan in Yosemite - a route called El Niño. This route is full of gnarly sequences, but none is as guessing and technical as the three pitch Pineapple Express variation that they elected to take in lieu of a point of aid on the original line. At first Tavish was a little apprehensive about sending this line, but a night of focused reflection and good music put him in the right headspace and the next morning he felt up to the task. Scott Eubank captured Tavish’s stellar climb and grabs some beautiful shots of the Yosemite Valley as well. Well worth the watch.
When you love something, you will do anything in your power to protect it. The Wind River is, and has been, home to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe tribes for over 10,000 years. The water is crucial to their way of life, customs and history. However, their river has been being hijacked by a ruthless system that stops at nothing to control the source - for far too long. Tribal Waters, a documentary by Teton Gravity Research Film in association with Patagonia, traces the Wind River
Teton Gravity Research and HBO have teamed up to bring you the all-new documentary film series Directed by Steve and Todd Jones, EDGE OF THE EARTH brings you an immersive blend of action-adventure sport, travel journal, and nature documentary, following four different groups of elite action-adventure athletes on four unique, never-before accomplished missions within undiscovered realms of nature. Starting with an Alaskan winter ski and snowboard expedition, reaching the heights of a first
Marc-André Leclerc’s death in 2018 sent shockwaves through the climbing and greater action sports community. He was a visionary and an iconoclast who climbed solely for the love of the sport and his impact on climbing will be felt for many years to come. Prior to his passing, Marc-André had spotted an unclimbed route on the east face of the legendary Torre-Egger peak in the Southern Patagonian Icefield as he rapelled from a nearby route called Titanic. He made plans to climb this route with