[VIDEO] Petzl RocTrip 2014 in Olympos, Geyikbayiri and Citdibi

From October 14 to 19, the 2014 Petzl RocTrip embalmed itself in mythology. By closing out the tour in the ancient region of Olympos, Turkey, it went all out for the grand finale. From deep-water soloing to the chimera's flame, by way of archeological marvels and nights at 150 bpm, RocTrippers played in perfect harmony with the earth, air, water, and fire!

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*** Original Soundtrack ***
0:00 – 1:12 = Ricci Fat Cut “4° Turkish Dimension” (soundcloud.com/riccifatcut)
1:15 – 1:53 = Ricci Fat Cut “Istambul Express Beat” (soundcloud.com/riccifatcut)
2:22 – 3:41 = Vladimir Cellier “Alaturc” feat. MC Kebap (barakaflims.com/en/shop)
3:50 – 4:25 = Zikali “Chamjé Khola Intro” (zikali.com)
4:35 – 6:06 = Mr. Igor Petiovitch “Aydin” (soundcloud.com/tactical-groove-orbit)
6:23 – 7:21 = Vladimir Cellier “Alaturc” feat. MC Kebap (barakaflims.com/en/shop)
7:23 – 7:33 = Degiheugi “The forgotten” (degiheugi.com)
8:02 – 8:49 = Ricci Fat Cut “Number One” feat. Jondis (soundcloud.com/riccifatcut)
11:13 – 14:05 = Mr. Igor Petiovitch “Newtown Dub” (soundcloud.com/tactical-groove-orbit)
15:55 – 16:46 = Mr. Igor Petiovitch “Balkan Rooster” (soundcloud.com/tactical-groove-orbit)

*** Featuring ***
Dave Graham | Mümin Karabas | Mélissa Le Névé | Steve McClure | Said Belhaj | Paul Robinson | Daniel Woods | Michel Piola | Yann Ghesquier | Lena Hermann | Mickaël Fuselier | Daniel Dulac | François Lombard | Daila Ojeda | Gérôme Pouvreau | Hugo Meignan | Christophe Bichet | Florence Pinet | Nina Caprez | Gabriele Moroni | Cédric Lachat | Sean Villanueva | Loic Gaidioz | Klemen Becan | John Cardwell | Phippe Ribière | Argyro Papathanasiou

Among the globetrotting climber community, the rumor started just a short time ago. “It’s simply indescribable,” the rare visitor to the area would say with a smile. In Geyikbayiri and Cidtibi, RocTrippers could not believe their eyes. “We went all gaga,” exclaimed the four American Musketeers present. Yet Paul Robinson, Daniel Woods, Jon Cardwell, and Dave Graham had already seen their fair share of cliffs. “It’s hard for photos to do the formations in Geyikbayiri justice; it’s just something you have to experience in three dimensions. The cliff in Cidtibi has the greatest number and the longest tufas that we know of.” This cliff is a rare pearl, even if the entire region isoverflowing with undeveloped potential.

In Olympos, a city full of history if there ever was one, everything stops and everything begins. Very endearing people lent us a helping hand for this final adventure. Ueli Steck right after his Himalayan expedition, Alyzée Dufraisse before her annual fall migration to Spain, a team of Indonesians, another team from Georgia, and Paul Petzl himself joined to create a wonderful ending to such an amazing trip. Birthplace of the flame for antiquity’s first Olympic Games, the chimera’s fire has burned non-stop for thousands of years. On the beach in Olympos, the adventurous spirit that brought the Petzl RocTrip to life will also continue to burn bright for a very long time.

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