What better way to ring in the New Year than with our First Friday Film Fest? Our athletes are at it again as they tackle the hardest lines, establish new ascents and venture into the unknown. Sit back and enjoy.
Aaron Mulkey’s “The Pursuit”
The Pursuit film takes you into the mind of Aaron Mulkey and his pursuit of mother nature’s greatest watery treasures. With over 100 first ascents of frozen waterfalls and nearly 20 first descents of rivers and creeks around the world, Aaron Mulkey has proven he is not afraid to walk a little farther to explore unknown places. Continue reading...
Posted in Athletes
Also tagged Aaron Mulkey, chris davenport, Colorado 14ers, faces of dav, first friday film fest, Red Bull Faces of Dav, SCARPA athlete videos, ski mountaineer, ski mountaineering, The pursuit film, Will Gadd
Perennial ice climbing junkie and SCARPA athlete Will Gadd is a busy man. This winter he spent weeks with partner Tim Emmett exploring his dream cave, Helmcken Falls, a unique cavernous, ice covered playground.
Spray On is his current project, and the name fits. Drawing from the moisture from the nearby falls, the feature looks like it’s been sprayed onto the wall; long, innumerable icicle teeth hang from the towering abyss offering limitless possibilities to Will, though hardly conceivable from any other perspective. He also had a baby last week, another full time job. Nonetheless, he had a few moments to share his ever-growing enthusiasm for Helmcken Falls. Continue reading...