What does it take to free climb a HUUUGE rock face in Patagonia? Apparently it takes a wizard. And a whistler, and a raccoon. But that's a given.
This is a web series about three climbers, Sean Villanaueva O'Driscoll, Stephane Hanssens and Merlin Didier who spend a month in the mountains in Patagonia putting up the first free ascent of Los Fabulos Dos on the east face of Cerro Catedral (1000m, 7c+).
Watch these cheeky boys in their intro video to the series, as they recount their careful selection of 'expert' climbers, climbing gear, and what kind of food to bring (potatoes and pigs?). You really just have to watch it...
You won't regret it.
Patagonian Epic, Getting to the Big Climbing Wall | The Whistler, the Wizard & the Raccoon Intro, Ep. 1
A 1000m vertical wall of excellent granite.
We carried all the gear and food for one month in the mountains and we spent one entire week on the wall living in our portaledge to try to reach the summit.
This series tells the whole adventure!
All episodes from The Whistler, The Wizard and the Raccoon
Climbing Daily - The freshest news in bouldering, sport climbing and alpinism presented by Matt Groom. Matt is a climber, mountaineer and long-term admirer of Jimmy Webb's beard. Based in Chamonix, France, he'll be bringing you all the late...
Urban downhill races have been blowing people's minds in the last few years due to sketchy, wild, fast and insane race courses through the heart of steep city centres. Marcelo Gutierrez is one of the fastest and seems to know no fear, so ge...
On EpicTV Weekly, your host Trey Cook takes a hard and fast look at the week's most remarkable achievements in skiing, climbing, surfing, mountain biking, paddling, endurance running, adventure travel and more. Featuring teasers from interv...
Subscribe to our newsletter
Be the first one to hear about our weekly deals on climbing gear.
EPICTV, the EPICTV logo and all other EPICTV marks are trademarks of Elisa Oyj. Banana Fingers and the Banana Fingers logo are trademarks of Banana Fingers Ltd.