The 11th Annual New Paltz Climbing Film Festival featuring the Reel Rock Tour at the SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center. 7:30pm. $15.00 ($18.00 at the door) Tickets may be purchased in advance at Rock and Snow (cash/check only) or online at www.rockandsnow.com
This year’s program will include the latest releases from Sender Films and Big Up Productions, short selections from the top climbing films of the year, and an exciting filmmaking competition.
Progression by Big Up Productions features Chris Sharma on one of the world’s hardest sport routes, Jumbo Love. Kevin Jorgeson pushes bouldering to dangerous new heights on Ambrosia. Patxi Usobiaga and Johanna Ernst train for the World Cup and Tommy Caldwell ups the ante on Yosemite’s big walls.
First Ascent by Sender Films features top athletes attempting unclimbed walls and peaks around the world from Patagonia and Brazil to Yosemite and beyond.