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    Dave Voltan - Rock Climbing Vod

    Dave Voltan - Rock Climbing

    Jeremy Griffiths (2009)

    Trevor Hames is on a mission to see what it takes to compete at world-class levels. Each week he trains with a different pro athlete, examining the specific training, commitment, and technique demanded by their sport, at the same time getting them to reveal some of their secrets. In this episode, after a training session in the gym, Canadian rock climber and bouldering competitor Dave Voltan helps Host Travor Hames conquer his fear of heights as they scale Lion's Head, a 200-foot cliff in Ontario.

    Canada / 24 min

    Dave Voltan - Rock Climbing

    Jeremy Griffiths

    • 2009
    • Canada
    • 24 min
    Trevor Hames is on a mission to see what it takes to compete at world-class levels. Each week he trains with a different pro athlete, examining the specific training, commitment, and technique demanded by their sport, at the same time getting them to reveal some of their secrets. In this episode, after a training session in the gym, Canadian rock climber and bouldering competitor Dave Voltan helps Host Travor Hames conquer his fear of heights as they scale Lion's Head, a 200-foot cliff in Ontario.

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    Know before you go Vod

    Know before you go

    Kirk Burpee (2005)

    A video gear guide for hikers and mountaineers. Learn what gear to take with you on your outdoor adventures as well as the many options. From a nice overnight hike in the summer to extreme conditions of the highest peaks in the world Know before you go will help you in many ways. A Weekend Climber Productions video by Kirk Burpee. The production is part of an interactive DVD series that also include video guides to climb Mount Baker and Mount Rainier.

    USA / 56 min

    Know before you go

    Kirk Burpee

    • 2005
    • USA
    • 56 min
    A video gear guide for hikers and mountaineers. Learn what gear to take with you on your outdoor adventures as well as the many options. From a nice overnight hike in the summer to extreme conditions of the highest peaks in the world Know before you go will help you in many ways. A Weekend Climber Productions video by Kirk Burpee. The production is part of an interactive DVD series that also include video guides to climb Mount Baker and Mount Rainier.

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    Mountain Rescue Techniques

    Bob Spring (1953)

    A group including Ome Daiber simulates a mountain rescue and demonstrates technical rescue technique, possibly on Mount Si. A man ties into a climbing rope and leads the way up a cliff, placing pitons for safety. Rescuers haul a litter up the cliff, assemble it, and lower an accident victim. Rescuers rappel down the cliff and transport the victim to the cars.

    USA / 12 min

    Mountain Rescue Techniques

    Mountain Rescue Techniques

    Bob Spring, Ira Spring

    • 1953
    • USA
    • 12 min
    A group including Ome Daiber simulates a mountain rescue and demonstrates technical rescue technique, possibly on Mount Si. A man ties into a climbing rope and leads the way up a cliff, placing pitons for safety. Rescuers haul a litter up the cliff, assemble it, and lower an accident victim. Rescuers rappel down the cliff and transport the victim to the cars.

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    Ice rescue

    Ice rescue

    Bob Spring (1957)

    A silent, extended version of the crevasse rescue sequence in 'Mountains Don't Care', including more detail of rescue equipment and techniques. A pair of roped climbers demonstrate a crevasse fall and self-rescue using prussiks. A film by Bob and Ira Spring featuring Ome Daiber.

    USA / 14 min

    Ice rescue

    Bob Spring, Ira Spring

    • 1957
    • USA
    • 14 min
    A silent, extended version of the crevasse rescue sequence in 'Mountains Don't Care', including more detail of rescue equipment and techniques. A pair of roped climbers demonstrate a crevasse fall and self-rescue using prussiks. A film by Bob and Ira Spring featuring Ome Daiber.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Easy to learn Bouldering DVD

    Easy to learn Bouldering

    (2010)

    An instructional film about the bouldering basics that has been produced to accompany a didactic book. In the video, Akiyo Noguchi shows the nature of the basic moves in an easy-to-understand manner.

    Japan / 35 min

    Easy to learn Bouldering


    • 2010
    • Japan
    • 35 min
    An instructional film about the bouldering basics that has been produced to accompany a didactic book. In the video, Akiyo Noguchi shows the nature of the basic moves in an easy-to-understand manner.

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    Bouldering 1st book - Basics of free climbing DVD

    Bouldering 1st book - Basics of free climbing

    (2006)

    An instructional film about the bouldering basics that has been produced to accompany a didactic book. In the video, Dai Koyamada shows the nature of the basic moves in an easy-to-understand manner. As a bonus, the film ends with extra footage of Dai Koyamada climbing in Shiobara, Switzerland and Germany.

    Japan / 45 min

    Bouldering 1st book - Basics of free climbing


    • 2006
    • Japan
    • 45 min
    An instructional film about the bouldering basics that has been produced to accompany a didactic book. In the video, Dai Koyamada shows the nature of the basic moves in an easy-to-understand manner. As a bonus, the film ends with extra footage of Dai Koyamada climbing in Shiobara, Switzerland and Germany.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Basic bouldering with Tomoko Ogawa DVD

    Basic bouldering with Tomoko Ogawa

    (2008)

    An instructional film about the bouldering basics that has been produced to accompany a didactic book. In the video, Tomoko Ogawa and Kaori Kawabuchi show the nature of the basic moves in an easy-to-understand manner.

    Japan / 42 min

    Basic bouldering with Tomoko Ogawa


    • 2008
    • Japan
    • 42 min
    An instructional film about the bouldering basics that has been produced to accompany a didactic book. In the video, Tomoko Ogawa and Kaori Kawabuchi show the nature of the basic moves in an easy-to-understand manner.

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    This is self arrest

    This is self arrest

    Al Stenson (1967)

    Instructional film about a mountaineering technique to prevent falling. Narrated by Jim Whittaker, who describes basic self arrest positions, common mistakes and how to prepare for self arrest while climbing or descending. Several climbers demonstrate falls and safety techniques. This film was made on Mt Rainier, above the east side of Nisqually Glacier, in 1967. The film opens with a scene of a climber falling and sliding out of control after losing his ice axe. The narrator describes the basic self arrest position, common mistakes, and how to prepare for self arrest while climbing or descending.

    USA / 10 min

    This is self arrest

    Al Stenson

    • 1967
    • USA
    • 10 min
    Instructional film about a mountaineering technique to prevent falling. Narrated by Jim Whittaker, who describes basic self arrest positions, common mistakes and how to prepare for self arrest while climbing or descending. Several climbers demonstrate falls and safety techniques. This film was made on Mt Rainier, above the east side of Nisqually Glacier, in 1967. The film opens with a scene of a climber falling and sliding out of control after losing his ice axe. The narrator describes the basic self arrest position, common mistakes, and how to prepare for self arrest while climbing or descending.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Skitouren

    Skitouren

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Fourth episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode, about the practice of ski mountaineering is titled Skitouren.

    Germany, Italy

    Skitouren

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Fourth episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode, about the practice of ski mountaineering is titled Skitouren.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Mountains don’t care DVD

    Mountains don’t care

    Bob Spring (1957)

    Produced by the Seattle Mountain Rescue Council in 1953, featuring Ome Daiber (founder of Seattle Mountain Rescue), with Jim and Lou Whittaker. After World War II, returning soldiers and their families flocked to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in search of recreation. This classic Ira Spring film was probably the first mountain safety film ever produced, it responded to a need to inform local citizens of possible dangers in the mountains. It also features some of the most notable mountaineers of the century, including Ome Daiber, and both Jim and Lou Whittaker. Today this film can still be used to further one of the objectives of the Mountain Rescue Association: public mountain safety education.

    USA / 20 min

    Mountains don’t care

    Bob Spring, Ira Spring

    • 1957
    • USA
    • 20 min
    Produced by the Seattle Mountain Rescue Council in 1953, featuring Ome Daiber (founder of Seattle Mountain Rescue), with Jim and Lou Whittaker. After World War II, returning soldiers and their families flocked to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in search of recreation. This classic Ira Spring film was probably the first mountain safety film ever produced, it responded to a need to inform local citizens of possible dangers in the mountains. It also features some of the most notable mountaineers of the century, including Ome Daiber, and both Jim and Lou Whittaker. Today this film can still be used to further one of the objectives of the Mountain Rescue Association: public mountain safety education.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Klettern im Fels

    Klettern im Fels

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Second episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Rock Climbing.

    Germany, Italy

    Klettern im Fels

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Second episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Rock Climbing.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    Klettern im Eis

    Klettern im Eis

    Josef Hurton (1981)

    Third episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Ice Climbing.

    Germany, Italy

    Klettern im Eis

    Josef Hurton

    • 1981
    • Germany, Italy
    Third episode of the series 'Für eine glückliche Rückkehr vom Berg' (For a happy return from the mountain) by Josef Hurton, about the prevention of mountain accidents. A five-part documentary series presented by Rudi Gamper and Reinhold Messner and filmed in the Ortler region. This episode is titled Ice Climbing.

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