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Valley Uprising (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1 September 2014 (USA)
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In the shady campgrounds of Yosemite valley, climbers carved out a counterculture lifestyle of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National Park Service.
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Credited cast:
Peter Sarsgaard ... Narrator (voice)
Alex Honnold ... Self
Yvon Chouinard ... Self
Royal Robbins ... Self
Lynn Hill ... Self
Dean Potter ... Self
John Long ... Self
Jim Bridwell ... Self
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Graham Hunt ... Self
Ron Kauk Ron Kauk ... Self
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In the shady campgrounds of Yosemite valley, climbers carved out a counterculture lifestyle of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National Park Service. And up on the walls, generation after generation has pushed the limits of climbing, vying amongst each other for supremacy on Yosemite's cliffs. "Valley Uprising" is the riveting, unforgettable tale of this bold rock climbing tradition in Yosemite National Park: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity -- and the laws of the land. Written by Sender Films

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Dean Potter, who holds a key role in the docunentary, died from a sky diving accident in Yosemite on May 16th, 2015. See more »

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Features Masters of Stone II (1993) See more »

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Sometimes You Gotta Die
Written & Performed by Total Slacker
Courtesy Black Bell Records
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Amazing documentary
18 November 2018 | by hinarashidSee all my reviews

Fascinating to see how a bunch of hobos learned to climb with minimal equipment back in the 50's. Great to see how throughout the years climbing became a real focus. A must watch.


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