We are excited to release a free excerpt from our feature film Western Gold! If you enjoy this segment and haven’t seen the full film yet, head over to our store and download it!
This segment features some of the best lines in the greater Leavenworth area including Kyle O’Meara making the second ascent of the incredible highball All of the Above V12.
Experience the beauty of bouldering in an action packed film set in the stunning locations of Leavenworth Washington, Castle Rocks Idaho, Red Rocks Nevada, Cody Wyoming, and Squamish British Columbia. From the hardest to the tallest the west coast has to offer, get ready to see something new.
Western Gold is available now on DVD and HD Download in our store!
Western Gold, a feature length rock climbing film, is available now on DVD and HD Download in our store! Experience the beauty of bouldering in an action packed film set in the stunning locations of Red Rocks Nevada, Castle Rocks Idaho, Leavenworth Washington, and Squamish British Columbia. From the hardest to the tallest the West Coast has to offer, get ready to see something new.
I haven’t updated in a while! I blame the North-West for that, it seems I have picked up some of the characteristics of the locals including being off the grid and not spending much time on climber blogs or news sites. The North-West climbing scene is a bit secluded; much like the South-East, it has it’s own culture with little influence from the national climbing scene.
I’ve been living in Leavenworth Washington for the better part of six weeks filming for Western Gold. The climbing here is fantastic and the people are even better. Leavenworth is a proper climbers’ town with an awesome community who call it their home. It didn’t take long to make friends here and I’ve been tempted to live here myself.
A few things I have noticed during my stay in Leavenworth:
- Everyone has proper technical climbing skills, it’s part of the nature of the climbing here. Much like Fontainebleau there are lots of slabs and vertical climbs that require more than strength for success.
- Grades aren’t much of a concern here.
- The locals always wear a chalkbag.
- A “slick foot” is a climb you can do in your tennies.
Leavenworth and the surrounding area has everything to offer from bouldering, sport & trad climbing, to skiiing, snowboarding, hiking, alpine climbing, mountain biking, and more. It’s an adventurous community, everyone is into at least one outdoor sport.
Enjoy a few stills from the movie!
Rob Lewis climbing 'Was'