The 10 must watch climbing videos on YouTube
There are many short rock-climbing videos on Youtube. But if you have to be selective and only watch a selected few. Then these 10 climbing videos are a must watch.
Of Choss and Lions ft. Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright | The North Face
Any climbing videos by Cedar Wright will bring a smile to your face. Cedar Wright, Alex Honnold and Maury Birdwell travel to Kenya to climb some of the most amazing big walls in the region. Capping the trip by summiting Mt Kenya the 2nd highest mountain in Africa.
This is an all-boys climbing trip. Expect some bromance, comradery and epic climbing. Beautifully shot with colour commentary and a shit load of humour.
Arc’teryx – 35
35 is a short video created by Duct Tape Then Beer. This video won the BANFF Mountain Film Festival Award. Climbing is about going outdoors experiencing nature, meeting people and celebrating life. It is a video that will inspire you to make the most of every second of your life and to do what you love.
The North Face | Unknown Factors
A team of North Face climbers Matty Hong, Jacopo Larcher, Siebe Vanhee and the Pou brothers travel to India to explore the Baspa Valley in search of big wall climbing.
Free as Can Be
Free as Can Be is a video about Mark Hudon a Yosemite climbing legend back in the 70s whos looking to free climb El Cap at the age of 68. He partners with Jordan Cannon to help him fulfil his dream of free climbing “Free Rider”. Mark will make you think twice about how old is too old to climb at a high level.
Petzl | Kuntur Sayana
Charlotte Durif and Josh Larson discovered, bolted and climbed the Kuntur Sayana a 230 metres face in the heart of the Peruvian Andes. If you think climbing a big wall is hard work imagine you have to find a climbable line up the entire 230 metres face, bolt it and send it.
The North Face | Towers of Tigray
James Pearson and Caro Ciavaldini show how to travel to an exotic destination to climb while being a parent to a 3 months old son. Explore Ethiopia’s Tigray region with James, Caro and Arthur.
Louder than 11 | Deep Water
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam is a scenic and beautiful climbing destination with over 3000 limestone formations.
Explore deep water soloing in Ha Long Bay with Psicobloc pioneer Tim Emmett and competition climber Kyra Condie.
Rotpunkt | Alex Megos and the Advent, the Agony and the Art of the Redpoint
A climbing video that documented the FA of the 2nd 9c route in the world. Alex Megos stamped his name as one of the world’s best climbers after sending Bibliographie in 2020 in the midst of the pandemic.
Patagonia | Stone Locals
Climbing is more than just a sport. It is a way of life for those who live and breathe climbing. As the sport grows in popularity, the people who anchor its core and community have more responsibility than ever. Stone Locals tells the stories of five of these anchors, who keep the soul of climbing and nurture it as the sport evolves.
Black Diamond | The Artist
The Artist is a video about Boone Speed, a climbing pioneer and legend who established some of the most iconic routes in the US and created some ingenious climbing products that shaped the gears that we use today. The story of Boone Speed is not about his climbing achievements but how he influenced the sport and the people around him through his art and creativity.