Committed: Devils Tower and Hells Angels


Devils Tower and Hells Angels from Mark Smiley on Vimeo.

"The Durrance Route is, in my opinion, the easiest route of the 50. It took us a mere three hours round-trip, and was a great break to the loose rock and chilly weather in the Canadian Rockies. There were two other parties on the route when we rolled up to the base at 11:30 a.m. The rangers told us that the first group started at 6 a.m., and in 6.5 hours had made it up only two pitches, and they were working on the third pitch! The other party was on pitch two and had been at it for four hours. We decided to give them a little more time and just watched from the hikers trail that loops around the tower..." Read more at