Black Diamond Global Athlete Hazel Findlay first visited Australia when she was 19. Years later, she returns with Ambassador Cedar Wright, intent on onsighting the pumpy Final Departure, a 5.12d that has a rep for feeling harder than its grade. The onsight didn't happen, but as Wright puts it, "Hazel is unrelenting. She's going to send."
After his friend Lucho Rivera was hit by a falling rock which broke his collarbone, Cedar and Lucho returned to Yosemite Valley to rock climb the first free ascent of The Liberty Project.
If you've never been to Yosemite, and even if you have, this time lapse video is going to make you wish you were there NOW (unless you're afraid of bears - my gawd there are big bears there).
Best known as an adventurous professional climber, Cedar Wright is also a talented filmmaker. He cut this wild and scenic action from a climbing reel exclusively for EpicTV and this is what he had to say.
Hazel Findlay is not just one of the best and boldest female trad climbers around, she's one of the best regardless of gender. But, what makes Hazel truly special is her down-to-earth personality, which shines through in this video.
In the harsh desert of the American Southwest, famed climbers Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright summited 45 rock towers, biked 700 miles, and pushed their bodies to the limits, all in the name of an adventure they aptly dubbed "Sufferfest."
You've seen Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright's incredible cycling journey to climb all of California's 14,000ft peaks in installments on EpicTV. Now, for the first time ever, watch the full movie in all its wretched glory.
A beautiful video which breaks down the FIRST FREE ASCENT of the Southwest face of Liberty Cap in Yosemite by Cedar Wright and Lucho Rivera. After his friend Lucho Rivera was hit by a falling rock which broke his collarbone, Cedar and Lucho returned