If you don’t fall, you’re not trying hard enough, right?

I got that on video, dude!

A concerned filmmaker rushes to see if his fallen subject is OK.


I got that on video, dude! II

And again.


It ain’t over ’til it’s over.

Gérôme Pouvreau learns an important lesson during the 2004 Petzl RocTrip as he chats to videographer Guillaume Broust: Clip first, and then exclaim about your climb.

When prusiks go bad.

Phil Cassell caught a helmet-cam view of his own fall after his prusik knot failed to hold while he was rope-soloing in Ontario. Cassell broke both feet but managed to crawl four hours to his vehicle and then drive 70 kilometers to the hospital. “I’ll be out ice climbing once the season comes around again,” he says. “Just not solo.”

Bond. James Bond.

Roger Moore pulls out the usual bag of tricks for some very unusual climbing scenes in this classic clip from “For Your Eyes Only,” filmed at Meteora, Greece.

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