Gary Colliver leads above the Great Roof

El Capitan, the film

Awards

 

GRAND PRIZE

Festival International du Film d’Adventure Vecue

La Plagne, France

 

GRAND PRIZE

Film festival International Montagna Esplorazione

Trento, Italy

 

GOLD MEDAL

Festival international du Film Alpin

Les Diablerets, Switzerland

 

BEST OF FESTIVAL

International Bergfilme München

Munich, Germany

 

GRAND PRIZE

Banff Festival of Mountain Films

Banff, Canada

 

GRAND PRIZE

Mountainfilm in Telluride

Telluride, Colorado, U.S.A.

Reviews

 

"Among climbing films, EL CAPITAN is without peer in poetic beauty."

—Royal Robbins

 

"The line between gulps of void and solid rock straight up and down – hair-raising, funny, pure, beautiful."

—Gary Snyder

 

"Brilliant! Captures the essence of the  “Big Wall” . . . EL CAPITAN is the best climbing film I’ve ever seen!"

—Yvon Chouinard

 

"EL CAPITAN  is one of the very best climbing films around.  It deserves to circulate."

—Doug Robinson, Outside Magazine

 

 "EL CAPITAN is the best rock climbing film. . .  period!   No other film compares!"

—David Brower

 

"EL CAPITAN beautifully captures the essence of our struggle with the first ascent on the Nose. This film is fantastic!"

—Warren Harding

 

To read  a terrific article and review of the film by Michael Ybarra that appeared in Alpinist Magazine 40, please  > click here <

 

Produced by Fred Padula Photography + Film

www.FredPadula.com

 

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