FRI NIGHT VID: Exclusive - MacLeod climbs Indian Face
by Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH Sep/2013
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After the recent interviews from the ascensionists of The Indian Face, here's Dave MacLeod actually climbing it. Gripping stuff!
Thanks to Hot Aches for the web exclusive. It was originally an Extra on the Long Hope DVD.
Dave MacLeod is sponsored by: Mountain Equipment , Black Diamond , Scarpa and GORE-TEX
| Forums ( Read More... | 40 comments, 17 Sep 2013 )|
|http://davemacleod.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Indian%20Face More great route, but business as usual: "The next bit up to the good hold before the crux went much better. Stood there I tried to feel the aura of the...|
mal_meech - 09 Sep 2013
IMHO you can hear the fear in his breathing. Most climbers have experienced this- usually at a different technical level - where you keep your breathing under control but you are fearful of the consequences. Awesome...
neilh - 09 Sep 2013
I think they made the best of what they had available. Multiple cameras would have been helpful, but given their undoubted production restrictions I think it's a great video. I managed to sense the intensity,...
Fraser - 09 Sep 2013
|Totally agree - I was just holding my breath with fear the whole time! Wish they hadn't had so many cut aways though - I'd have preferred to see whole climbing with voiceover to maintain the awesome tension. Perhaps...|
Babika - 09 Sep 2013
Me too. All the way up, I was thinking, "So this is what it takes." Continuously 'on the edge of panic...' with the resting ledge, 'the loneliest place...' You felt the slightest miscalculation or change in...
Mick Ward - 08 Sep 2013
This is the one for that does it for me and probably many armchair E9 lads and lass's. Talk about sweaty palms, I was shitting bricks. Dave Mcleod is the man, watching his films gave me the inspiration to be become...
nilcanpoop - 07 Sep 2013
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