Valley Uprising

David Harris

Expedition Leader
The confrontation between Royal Robbins and Warren Harding in Yosemite is a truly compelling story in itself.
 
I have watched it and enjoyed it. Really interesting bit of history and how, not only the sport, but Yosemite, and the National Park Service has evolved.
 

CSG

Explorer
Thanks for the link, I'll watch it later. While I have zero interest in rock climbing as an activity I want to do, I love watching other people do it. And while it's been years since I've been to Yosemite, I spent a lot of time there in the 70's and early 80's when I still lived in California.
 

GeoScum

Adventurer
Royal Robbins, Jim Bridwell, Tom Frost and Tom Higgins (who I don't think was featured in the film) have all died in the last year (all aged 74-84). Dean died a year after the film was released during a wing suit jump.

Chuck Pratt who was featured for his ascents with Robbins, Frost and Harding died in 2000. Warren Harding died in 2002 and Wayne Merry, who participated in the first ascent of the Nose died in 2019.
 
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