Reel Rock 17

Reel Rock 17 | The best rock climbing film series

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Reel Rock 17 | The best rock climbing film series

Reel Rock 17

If there is only one rock climbing film to watch every year then Reel Rock film is it. Every year Reel Rock releases a kick-ass climbing film. The 17th edition consists of 3 stories.

1) DNA

dna RR17

Featuring: Seb Bouin | Location: Verdon Gorge, France

French climber Seb Bouin has been quietly working his way through the elite grades, culminating in his attempt to establish a long pitch out of an overhanging cave in the Verdon Gorge of France. His proposed line is so futuristic, the moves so improbable, that if Seb can put it all together it may be the most difficult route ever climbed.


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Featuring: Andrew Bisharat | Location: Palestine

In the strife-torn hills of Palestine, a diverse crew of Bedouins, dirtbags and urban professionals embraces climbing as a much-needed respite from the burdens of the Israeli occupation. American writer & climber Andrew Bisharat visits the West Bank to explore his own roots and the power of climbing to transform lives.


burning the flame

Featuring: Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher | Locations: Nameless Tower, Pakistan

Big wall free climbers Babsi and Jacopo seek their greatest challenge yet: a free ascent of Eternal Flame, an elusive 3,000 feet route up the legendary Nameless Tower in Pakistan’s Karakoram range. Facing extreme conditions and 5.13 trad climbing at high altitudes, a two-year quest comes down to one short weather window. Captured with drones and on-mountain cameras in one of the most stunning places on earth, Burning the Flame transports viewers to a place normally off-limits to all but the world’s best climbers.

Reel Rock 17 is on tour in March and April 2023

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