Filmography

Osprey

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

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    The sharp end

    Peter Mortimer (2007)

    "The Sharp End" showcases the climbers who risk everything to do the world's most dangerous and committing climbs. Run-out traditional routes, scary highball boulder problems, ice-covered alpine walls and all-or-nothing free-solo ascents are all part of the game. The film features Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Mike Patz, Steph Davis, Tommy Caldwell, Jonny Copp, Lisa Rands and many more.

    USA / 64 min

    The sharp end

    Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen

    • 2007
    • USA
    • 64 min
    "The Sharp End" showcases the climbers who risk everything to do the world's most dangerous and committing climbs. Run-out traditional routes, scary highball boulder problems, ice-covered alpine walls and all-or-nothing free-solo ascents are all part of the game. The film features Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Mike Patz, Steph Davis, Tommy Caldwell, Jonny Copp, Lisa Rands and many more.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Gutless wonder

    Dan Holz (2015)

    Ben Rueck tells us what it took to send Gutless Wonder, an impossibly steep 5.14b located in The Puoux of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Rueck grew up in the rural country side of western Colorado. At age 17 he found his passion for climbing and shortly focused all of his energies on bouldering, putting up first ascent boulder problems ranging to V12. By age 25 he shifted his focus to ropes, climbing 5.13+ trad., 5.14 sport, and 5.13 big wall. A film by Dan Holz.

    USA / 5 min

    Gutless wonder

    Dan Holz

    • 2015
    • USA
    • 5 min
    Ben Rueck tells us what it took to send Gutless Wonder, an impossibly steep 5.14b located in The Puoux of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Rueck grew up in the rural country side of western Colorado. At age 17 he found his passion for climbing and shortly focused all of his energies on bouldering, putting up first ascent boulder problems ranging to V12. By age 25 he shifted his focus to ropes, climbing 5.13+ trad., 5.14 sport, and 5.13 big wall. A film by Dan Holz.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Chu Bien

    Kaare Iverson (2019)

    Set amidst the emerald waters and soaring limestone islets of coastal Vietnam, Captain 'Chu' Bien spends more time in a modest boat at sea than at home. Embodying simplicity—the items he uses daily can be counted on one hand—he confirms that happiness and fulfillment are found in the relationships we forge, not the things we accumulate. A short by Dan Holz and Kaare Iverson.

    USA / 9 min

    Chu Bien

    Kaare Iverson, Dan Holz

    • 2019
    • USA
    • 9 min
    Set amidst the emerald waters and soaring limestone islets of coastal Vietnam, Captain 'Chu' Bien spends more time in a modest boat at sea than at home. Embodying simplicity—the items he uses daily can be counted on one hand—he confirms that happiness and fulfillment are found in the relationships we forge, not the things we accumulate. A short by Dan Holz and Kaare Iverson.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Equal Footing

    Dan Holz (2016)

    While climbing in Wyoming's remote Wind River Range, Kim Havell and Julia Heemstra discuss the realities of being female climbers in what is traditionally a male-dominated sport. Wyoming’s remote and vast wilderness provides them the perfect canvas to redefine the preconception of the feminine. Isolated and exposed, their presence breathes life into this bleak yet breathtaking landscape as they navigate sheer granite walls and explore the fabric of experience. A film by Dan Holz produced for Osprey.

    USA / 8 min

    Equal Footing

    Dan Holz

    • 2016
    • USA
    • 8 min
    While climbing in Wyoming's remote Wind River Range, Kim Havell and Julia Heemstra discuss the realities of being female climbers in what is traditionally a male-dominated sport. Wyoming’s remote and vast wilderness provides them the perfect canvas to redefine the preconception of the feminine. Isolated and exposed, their presence breathes life into this bleak yet breathtaking landscape as they navigate sheer granite walls and explore the fabric of experience. A film by Dan Holz produced for Osprey.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Wild Owyhee

    Dan Holz (2017)

    In the heart of the west lives a vast, untouched and priceless gem. The Owyhee, a wild place where those who visit leave with something more than they arrived with - whether a connection to a simpler time, youthful memories reignited, or a source of hope and strength. It has been here as long as time, raw and perfect, but its uncertain future now lies in our hands. A film by Dan Holz produced for Osprey.

    USA / 14 min

    Wild Owyhee

    Dan Holz

    • 2017
    • USA
    • 14 min
    In the heart of the west lives a vast, untouched and priceless gem. The Owyhee, a wild place where those who visit leave with something more than they arrived with - whether a connection to a simpler time, youthful memories reignited, or a source of hope and strength. It has been here as long as time, raw and perfect, but its uncertain future now lies in our hands. A film by Dan Holz produced for Osprey.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    The Mentor

    Paul Lebel (2019)

    Professional climber Marcus Garcia travels from his home in southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains to the limestone cliffs and spires of El Potrero Chico in northern Mexico to revisit his mentor's final climb. In an emotional and powerful act of closure, he reflects on the accident that took him a decade to talk about - and climbs the route that took his mentor's life.

    USA / 12 min

    The Mentor

    Paul Lebel, Dan Holz

    • 2019
    • USA
    • 12 min
    Professional climber Marcus Garcia travels from his home in southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains to the limestone cliffs and spires of El Potrero Chico in northern Mexico to revisit his mentor's final climb. In an emotional and powerful act of closure, he reflects on the accident that took him a decade to talk about - and climbs the route that took his mentor's life.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Moonflower Vod

    Moonflower

    Alastair Lee (2011)

    Take a front seat ride and experience what it takes to make a first ascent on one of the world's iconic alpine features in 2011. Moonflower joins top British alpinists Jon Bracey and Matt Helliker as they honor their late friend Jules Cartright by following his original vision of making a stunning and formidable new line on Mt Hunter's incredible north buttress; The Moonflower.

    UK / 45 min

    Moonflower

    Alastair Lee

    • 2011
    • UK
    • 45 min
    Take a front seat ride and experience what it takes to make a first ascent on one of the world's iconic alpine features in 2011. Moonflower joins top British alpinists Jon Bracey and Matt Helliker as they honor their late friend Jules Cartright by following his original vision of making a stunning and formidable new line on Mt Hunter's incredible north buttress; The Moonflower.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Por qué escalamos

    Benjamín Soto (2015)

    Pursuing their dreams and passion, sometimes far into what some people would call insane, this short film tells the story of why these athletes do what they do, what is in rock-climbing that moves so many of them so deeply that is no longer only a sport, but a way of life. The film tries to respond to all this through the testimony of a group of Mexican climbers. An advertising-style film produced by Alta Vertical and Zenith Adventure Media.

    Mexico / 7 min

    Por qué escalamos

    Benjamín Soto, Cristóbal de Alba

    • 2015
    • Mexico
    • 7 min
    Pursuing their dreams and passion, sometimes far into what some people would call insane, this short film tells the story of why these athletes do what they do, what is in rock-climbing that moves so many of them so deeply that is no longer only a sport, but a way of life. The film tries to respond to all this through the testimony of a group of Mexican climbers. An advertising-style film produced by Alta Vertical and Zenith Adventure Media.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Above the Fray

    Graham Zimmerman (2017)

    Pro climber Beth Rodden talks about climbing, vulnerability and motherhood. Beth, one of the greatest climbers in history, has had a storied career. From redpointing the first ascent of what might be the hardest trad pitch in North America to her capture in Kyrgyzstan in 2000 when he was climbing with Tommy Caldwell, John Dickey and Jason Smith. Here, she opens up about climbing, her kidnapping, her family life, and lessons learned in becoming a mother.

    USA / 7 min

    Above the Fray

    Graham Zimmerman

    • 2017
    • USA
    • 7 min
    Pro climber Beth Rodden talks about climbing, vulnerability and motherhood. Beth, one of the greatest climbers in history, has had a storied career. From redpointing the first ascent of what might be the hardest trad pitch in North America to her capture in Kyrgyzstan in 2000 when he was climbing with Tommy Caldwell, John Dickey and Jason Smith. Here, she opens up about climbing, her kidnapping, her family life, and lessons learned in becoming a mother.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Ice Calling - Mount Huntington

    Ice Calling - Mount Huntington

    Benjamín Soto (2017)

    In May 2016, one month after climbing Slipstream, the highest ice waterfall in the world, Héctor Ponce de León and Daniel Araiza set off for Alaska to face the second objective of their 'Ice Calling' project: climbing the ice walls of the legendary Mount Huntington. If they succeed, they will become the first Mexicans to ascend this mythical mountain.

    Mexico / 16 min

    Ice Calling - Mount Huntington

    Benjamín Soto, Cristóbal de Alba

    • 2017
    • Mexico
    • 16 min
    In May 2016, one month after climbing Slipstream, the highest ice waterfall in the world, Héctor Ponce de León and Daniel Araiza set off for Alaska to face the second objective of their 'Ice Calling' project: climbing the ice walls of the legendary Mount Huntington. If they succeed, they will become the first Mexicans to ascend this mythical mountain.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Ice Calling - Slipstream

    Ice Calling - Slipstream

    Benjamín Soto (2017)

    Despite living in a country where there are no major ice formations, Héctor Ponce de Léon and Daniel Araiza prepare themselves to become the first Mexican ice climbers to conquer Slipstream, a frozen waterfall a thousand meters high located in the Canadian Rockies. This documentary recounts their journey and the obstacles they have to overcome to achieve their dream.

    Mexico / 32 min

    Ice Calling - Slipstream

    Benjamín Soto, Cristóbal de Alba

    • 2017
    • Mexico
    • 32 min
    Despite living in a country where there are no major ice formations, Héctor Ponce de Léon and Daniel Araiza prepare themselves to become the first Mexican ice climbers to conquer Slipstream, a frozen waterfall a thousand meters high located in the Canadian Rockies. This documentary recounts their journey and the obstacles they have to overcome to achieve their dream.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Hay veces que los sueños caben en una maleta

    Javier Rodríguez (2018)

    Martha Muñoz and Matías Otero, climbers of the Petzl family, Osprey and La Sportiva México, intend to fulfill their projects of climbing world-class boulders, training hard and dealing with the successes and failures they encounter in this quest to do their dreams come true. A video by Javier Rodríguez produced by El Coche de los Chidos, and presented at the Reel Rock 13 premiere in Mexico.

    Mexico / 21 min

    Hay veces que los sueños caben en una maleta

    Javier Rodríguez

    • 2018
    • Mexico
    • 21 min
    Martha Muñoz and Matías Otero, climbers of the Petzl family, Osprey and La Sportiva México, intend to fulfill their projects of climbing world-class boulders, training hard and dealing with the successes and failures they encounter in this quest to do their dreams come true. A video by Javier Rodríguez produced by El Coche de los Chidos, and presented at the Reel Rock 13 premiere in Mexico.

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    Watch Free

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