Tuesday Oct. 17, 7:00 pm in Carpenter Hall in Rm 13 (overflow: 201C Carpenter)
Cutting-edge rock climbing films from Big Up Production's "Reel Rock Tour" featuring an appearance by world-renowned climber Klem Loskot.
sponsored by Dartmouth Mountaineering Club, OPO, Programming Board, Film Dept.
Big Up's Dosage series is the definitive annual portrait of climbing's state-of-the-art. Volume IV follows the biggest names in sport climbing, trad climbing, and bouldering as they make historic ascents at spectacular locations around the world. Highlights include: Tommy Caldwell's marathon El Capitan linkup, free climbing both The Nose (5.14a) and Freerider (5.12d) in under 24 hours; Chris Sharma's first ascent of Dreamcatcher (5.14d) in Squamish, BC; Dave Graham's first ascent of Coup De Grace (5.15a) in Ticino, Switzerland; Lisa Rands_ first female ascents of scary grit routes in England's Peak District; Sharma and Graham opening a new level of hard bouldering in Hueco Tanks, Texas; and much more. Director Josh Lowell is a leading creator of climbing films. His company, Big Up Productions (www.bigUPproductions.com
), has released seven films, including the top-selling titles in the industry. Lowell has worked extensively with the legendary climber Chris Sharma for years. His Dosage Volume II was the winner of six international film festival awards and was featured in Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio.