Tent Bound in Devil’s Bay

2011 USA / Duration: 8 mins Directed by: Tim Kemple

It was a good idea in theory. Climbers Hazel Findlay, Alex Honnold, James Pearson and Mark Synnott struck out for a remote bay in Newfoundland to establish new trad routes on a massive granite wall that juts 1,200 feet out of the ocean. After who knows how much planning and an arduous five-day journey, they arrived to find spectacular scenery, but climbing was swiftly shut down by relentless, cold rainfall. They were so close. And then they were stuck in their cell-like tents to wait out the rain and wonder whether it was all worth it. Tent Bound in Devil’s Bay, a short film by Camp 4 Collective, highlights what happens when a trip challenges expectations and spirit — until the clouds break.

Previous Tour Stop Screenings

Location/EventDate
Mountainfilm on Tour-Concord, NHApr 16, 2013
Mountainfilm on Tour- Portland, ORMar 14, 2013
Rocky Spirit Festival- Sao PauloSep 21, 2012
Mountainfilm on Tour- Qingdao, CHINAAug 26, 2012

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