Our Annual Selection of the Top Ten Bouldering, Sport, Trad, Alpine Climbing Videos

Michaela Kiersch & The Golden Ticket

Shorter than the average climber, Michaela defies expectations and fights hard to get first female ascent of The Golden Ticket (5.14c/8c+) at Red River Gorge, Kentucky, USA
Film and Camera: Andy Wickstrom & Just Go Climb (Gabi Fox, & Brandon Fox)
Aerial Footage: Wilkinson Visual

Of Choss and Lions

A climbing adventure in Kenya with Alex Honnold & Cedar Wright
Direction, Editing & Writing: Cedar Wright & Taylor Keating

Annapurna III – Unclimbed

The highly skilled team of David Lama, Hansjörg Auer & Alex Blümel endeavour up the south-east ridge of Annapurna III (7,555m)
Producers: David Lama, Florian Klingler, Robert Trenkwalder
Director: Jochen Schmoll
Camera: Menk Rufibach, Martin Hanslmayr
Edit/Colouring: Christoph Gripentrog
Sound: Jankowski Soundfabrik

Jason Kehl In Hueco Land

Year after year, CryptoChild continues to find more striking lines in the Hueco Mountains of Texas.
Film & Edit: Nathaniel Davison

Ryuichi Murai Destroys Magic Wood's Hardest Boulders

Despite it being a short and wet trip, Ryuichi Murai manages to make short work of some of Switzerland’s hardest boulders.
Producer: Mikkel Lima

Pamela Shanti Pack: "The Kill Artist"

The queen of offwidth sends a particularly frightening first ascent in Utah, USA
Director: Dustin Moore
Narrator: Derek Cheng
Cinematography & Story: Dustin Moore, Liz Kim, & Derek Cheng

Cracking Cobra

Mason Earle adds his name to the short list of climbers who have bested the Cobra Crack (5.14b/8c)
Produced By: Eliza Earle & Mason Earle

Nina Caprez: To Bolt Or Not To Be

Nina takes on Smith Rock’s masterpiece of technical climbing.

To Bolt Or Not To Be is an iconic 5.14a/8b+ sport climb known for its perfect vertical wall, small crimps, and the relentless focus that is required to climb it.
Editing & Music: Mathieu Rivoire
Videography: Julien Nadiras

Piolet d'or 2017 "Tibet"

A short documentary celebrating Paul Ramsden and Nick Bullocks award winning climb of Nyanchen Tanglha (7,046m)
Director: Bertrand Delapierre


Big Wall Climbing in Yosemite with Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein
Producer: Louder Than Eleven

Special Mentions

Walls Are Meant For Climbing: Alex Honnold

"The ridiculously understated story about soloing El Capitan”
Producer: The North Face
Animator: Drew Christie

Marcel "Au Sommet De Son Art

94 years old Marcel Remy once again ventures up the legendary Miroir de l'Argentine; he has climbed this 450m tall wall over 200 times.
Director: Nicolas Falquet
Producers: Christian Gisi & Christoph Schaub
Edit: Jonathan Gallaud & Nicolas Falquet

Within Reach

Producer: Talweg Creative & REI

MAD in Madagascar

Siebe Vanhee & Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll climb ground-up on an unclimbed line of the Tsaranoro Atsimo granite massif.
Edit: Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll
Camera: Sean & Siebe Vanhee

Toru Nakajima - Beyond

Toru has a most amazing attitude for his lofty goal to climb Lucid Dreaming V15/8c
Producer: Hashimoto Ima

To watch more top notch climbing videos from 2017 check out: The Best of 2017