Student Union Theatre, University of Akron
303 Carroll St.
Akron, OH United States
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. Ticket prices include one entry in the prize raffle, additional raffle tickets are available for purchase at the event.
Running time is 96 minutes with the gear raffle to follow. Show will start at 7:00 p.m., doors open at 6:15 so arrive early to get a good seat.
A LINE ACROSS THE SKY 35 mins
The Fitz Roy traverse is one of the most sought after achievements in modern alpinism: a gnarly journey across seven jagged summits and 13,000 vertical feet of climbing. Who knew it could be so much fun? Join Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold on the inspiring -- and at times hilarious -- quest that earned the Piolet d’Or.
DEAN POTTER TRIBUTE 6 mins
Dean Potter was the most iconic vertical adventurer of a generation. He has been an integral part of the REEL ROCK family since year one, starring in such classics as First Ascent, Fly or Die, Race for the Nose and Valley Uprising. Following his tragic death in May, the tour will include a stirring tribute to our friend and collaborator.
DAWN WALL 15 mins
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson’s epic final push to free climb the Dawn Wall was a truly historic feat. It marked the greatest climbing achievement of a generation and captured the world’s imagination. As our team works on a major feature film about the event slated for next year, REEL ROCK 10 will include an exclusive first look at the drama playing out at the crux of the route.
SHOWDOWN AT HORSESHOE HELL 20 mins
24 hours of Horseshoe Hell (24HHH) is the wildest event in the climbing world; a mash-up of ultramarathon and Burning Man where elite climbers and gumbies alike go for broke in a sun-up to sun-down orgy of lactic acid and beer. But all fun aside, the competition is real: Can the team of Nik Berry and Mason Earle stand up against the all-powerful Alex Honnold?
HIGH AND MIGHTY 20 mins
High ball bouldering -- where a fall could lead to serious injury -- is not for the faint of heart. Add to the equation a level of difficulty at climbing’s cutting edge, and things can get downright out of control. Follow Daniel Woods’ epic battle to conquer fear and climb the high ball test-piece The Process.
After the film we will be raffling off some amazing prizes from our sponsors. Be sure to bring some cash to buy extra raffle tickets!