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SharpEndFemme


Dec 20, 2010, 5:17 PM
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Hey peeps, I've been working on a film called The Last Wild Mountain for the past 3 years criss-crossing the country in a 76' VW bus filming interviews of over 50 climbers from the 50s-70s.

We just had a preview screening at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden and now need some extra mulla to finish the post-production costs. Both Doug Robinson and Lynn Hill were there and gave us good words about the film.

I've started an online fundraiser at the website Kickstarter:

https://www.kickstarter.com/...ly-finished-rock-doc

We've got a cool scene from the film posted up there and some nice schwag available for people who donate to the project. You can donate for as low as $1 because everything helps and this is a grassroots project! Thanks for your consideration!

-Oakley


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That was rad. I kicked in some dollars.


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I bet if you put this on supertopo the would eat it up..


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Done and done. This looks fantastic! I'm glad you got Bachar.


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Glad you like it! Thanks for the radness and support!!!


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bump


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Done.

Looks awesome! Can't wait to see it.


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Thanks!!!


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Here's some more support. Would hate to see this project NOT get made. Good luck!


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so i met with alex and oakley for this film. they're working their asses off, for no dough and no hope of dough--

but this is a serious project and deserves some support.


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SharpEndFemme wrote:
Hey peeps, I've been working on a film called The Last Wild Mountain for the past 3 years criss-crossing the country in a 76' VW bus filming interviews of over 50 climbers from the 50s-70s.

We just had a preview screening at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden and now need some extra mulla to finish the post-production costs. Both Doug Robinson and Lynn Hill were there and gave us good words about the film.

I've started an online fundraiser at the website Kickstarter:

https://www.kickstarter.com/...ly-finished-rock-doc

We've got a cool scene from the film posted up there and some nice schwag available for people who donate to the project. You can donate for as low as $1 because everything helps and this is a grassroots project! Thanks for your consideration!

-Oakley

Unbelievable! This is going to be awesome. I made a modest pledge, but if I had an extra $3,500, you and your dad would've have had a climbing partner for a weekend.


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Hell yeah!




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sp115


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j_ung wrote:
Hell yeah!

[image]http://www.rockclimbing.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?do=post_attachment;postatt_id=5429;[/image]

She had me at hello Henry Barber.


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sp115 wrote:
j_ung wrote:
Hell yeah!

[image]http://www.rockclimbing.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?do=post_attachment;postatt_id=5429;[/image]

She had me at hello Henry Barber.

Saw that guy talk at a 'Gunks special celebration once and holy cow can he talk. It was interesting and fun to listen to, but wow, he can talk!


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Gmburns2000 wrote:
sp115 wrote:
j_ung wrote:
Hell yeah!

[image]http://www.rockclimbing.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?do=post_attachment;postatt_id=5429;[/image]

She had me at hello Henry Barber.

Saw that guy talk at a 'Gunks special celebration once and holy cow can he talk. It was interesting and fun to listen to, but wow, he can talk!

I've only met him once, and that was at an AMC sponsored slide show in Boston. Great presentation, very humble, stayed around and answered quite a few questions. I got to ask him something and shook his hand and was happy to have met him.

Then this summer, completely out of the blue, I find out that most of my non-climbing relatives all know him (they live up in the North Conway area). They really had no idea how big a name he was in the climbing community. Anyway, I guess I went on a bit about him and my older brother finally says "well if it's such a big deal to you, the next time he's in the shop, I'll hook you up and you can go climb with him."

Believe me, I won't be letting my brother off the hook on that offer...


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sp115 wrote:
Gmburns2000 wrote:
sp115 wrote:
j_ung wrote:
Hell yeah!

[image]http://www.rockclimbing.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?do=post_attachment;postatt_id=5429;[/image]

She had me at hello Henry Barber.

Saw that guy talk at a 'Gunks special celebration once and holy cow can he talk. It was interesting and fun to listen to, but wow, he can talk!

I've only met him once, and that was at an AMC sponsored slide show in Boston. Great presentation, very humble, stayed around and answered quite a few questions. I got to ask him something and shook his hand and was happy to have met him.

Then this summer, completely out of the blue, I find out that most of my non-climbing relatives all know him (they live up in the North Conway area). They really had no idea how big a name he was in the climbing community. Anyway, I guess I went on a bit about him and my older brother finally says "well if it's such a big to you, the next time he's in the shop, I'll hook you up and you can go climb with him."

Believe me, I won't be letting my brother off the hook on that offer...

amen! good luck with that!


SharpEndFemme


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We made it to our goal! Thanks so much to everyone for chipping in an amazing amount of support. I really actually can't believe it. In reference to Henry, he is an amazing character. He let us stay in his basement for three days while we were in New Hampshire and helped us out a lot in every aspect of the film (setting up interviews, making us food, letting us use his fantastic archives). We tried keeping up drinking with him but it's damn near impossible. The fundraiser is still going on for 20 more days even though we have already reached our goal, any extra help would just be a bonus to help us out with the distribution phase of the project. Thanks again!


SharpEndFemme


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Hey again -
Thanks everyone for the kind words and the real support! ($$)
THANK YOU!

There's 3 days left, so if you were contemplating being a part of this (still goodies/etc) do it now or forever hold your breath!

-Oakley


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Awww, didn't see this in time! =/

People can still contribute? I could pledge with $25. Blush


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Yeah, I didn't see this earlier either. What's happening with the project now?

GO


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http://www.rockadventuremovie.com/home.html

and on facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/lastwildmountain?ref=ts

Looks like it's on the finishing touches! (They're hoping to be done late spring.)


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