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Wild Country climbers feature in some of the biggest movies at this years SHAFF festival including two world premieres of climbing movies that are anything but straightforward - though both are exciting and poignant peeks into the world of the pro-climber.
And possibly the main event is the much awaited Wideboyz 2....where Paul Diffley and the Wideboyz follow the success of their 2013 offering with another superb movie...
Wideboyz 2 - Slender Gentlemen - World Premiere - Friday 4th April 7.30pm
Following Sheffield climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker the movie revolves around two questions: how did Tom and Pete cope with their new found fame after their ascent of the amazing Century Crack; and how did they move their climbing on from being known as the "weirdos who squeeze into spaces climbers shouldn't" to more recognisable activities. The film follows their quest to move on from Century and send some of the hardest cracks around including the 8C graded single pitch crack 'The Cobra' in Squamish Canada.
Wide Boyz scooped the top two spots in the SHAFF Best Climbing Film category last year for the long and short edit. Wideboyz 2 will also be repeated in the Climb 1 movie selection showing on Sat 5th 4.30pm and Sun 6th 7pm
+ Wideboyz 2 Lecture - Sat 5th 7.30pm
You can see the Wideboyz 2 trailer here...https://vimeo.com/87104273
Our next big film features the globetrotting pair of Caroline and James Pearson....
Zembrocal World Premiere - Film and Lecture - Sat 5th April 2pm
Our final film is a bit more lighthearted and sees the Wideboyz on a relaxing trip to Poland...or so they think...
Wideboyzski - Fri 4 April 7pm | Sun 6th April 6.30pm in Climb 3.
Finally there's a chance for you to put yourself in their shoes and see just how tricky crack climbing really is...
The Crack Machine
And our film of Tom and Pete's lecture at last year's SHAFF experts gives you a quick taste of their lecture style...
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