Painted Blue Trailer

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Raphael Slawinski on Ice

Follow Canadian ice/mixed climbing master Raphael Slawinski on some exploits in the Canadian Rockies (Whiteman Falls, Redman Sores and Curtain Call) in this clip from the upcoming documentary “Painted Blue”. Also in the film will be footage shot on First Winter Ascent of Mt. Temple, as well as a lot of stills from Alaska, the Karakoram and the Rockies.

Film: How Matt Cornell Free Soloed One of America’s Classic Hard Mixed Routes

"The Nutcracker" explores the mental challenges of solo climbing and the tactics Cornell used to help him send the route.