Gorgeous #mtb ride to work this morning on the mighty @kinesis_uk #sync. Dry, dusty trails and good times :-)
“¿Huayhuash?¿¡Huayhuash con bici’s!? No. No noooo… Es imposible.” In the winter of 2014, three friends set out on a self supported ride, looking for nothing more than a truly genuine experience. The goal: to circumnavigate one of the most wonderful and wicked mountain ranges in the world – the Huayhuash, by bicycle.
This was all a spur of the moment idea; part of the vicious cycle of making every adventure more thrilling than the last. January was the off-season, or rainy season, for the Andes so the wilderness would be completely desolate. The three friends hoped to be the second group to complete this trek on bikes. However, they underestimated the relentless weather they would encounter as they traveled for a week above treeline.
The friends tagged first descents down rocky couloirs and 16,000ft passes, watched sunrises against the tallest peaks in the country, and slept to the sounds of serac fall at night.
In the end, they didn’t quite make it as far as they had hoped. Between rain storms, concussions and waving guns the Huayhuash had ripped at their eager ambitions. A sense of wonder was fulfilled and the friendship of three adventure loving friends was reinforced. Huayhuash is the story of genuine adventure and the challenges that come along with it.
Director: Joey Schusler
Filming: Joey Schusler & Thomas Woodson
Written By: Thomas Woodson & Joey Schusler
Narration: Joey Schusler
Edit: Thomas Woodson & Joey Schusler
Design: Thomas Woodson & Human Design
Music: Thomas Kenny & Marmoset Music
Sound Design: Keith White Audio & Ryan Prater
Produced By: Joey Schusler
Executive Producers: Bike Magazine, 5Point Film, Human Design
With Support From: Yeti Cycles, Smith Optics, 5 Point Film, Bike Magazine
In Association With: Outdoor Research, Big Agnes, CamelBak, GoPro, The Feed, Revelate Designs, Big Tree Farms
Camera: Sony FS700, Canon 5DIII, Canon 7D, & GoPro Hero 3+
Run Time: 13 mins.
Date of Completion: April 2014
Vimeo Staff Pick
Official Selection: 2014 5Point Film Festival
Official Selection: 2014 Luxemburg Bicycle Art Film Festival
Official Selection: 2014 Adventure Outdoor Fest
Official Selection: 2014 Adventure Awards Days
Official Selection: 2014 Chamonix Adventure Festival
Official Selection: 2014 Bicycle Film Festival New York
Official Selection: 2014 Lima Mountain Film Festival
See the corresponding multimedia feature with Bike Magazine here: huayhuash.bikemag.com
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Graduation Movie from Bellecour ESIA 3D.
Thanks to teachers ! (Jef, Yan, Rox, JC, Gilles, Régis, Lionel etc…).
Romwald BOGUN : captain-pickle.tumblr.com/
Sébastien BARON : brnwrkshp.tumblr.com/
Romain TINTURIER : vimeo.com/user17199717
Aurélien COVA : aureliencova.wix.com/portfolio
Jorris MINJOLLET : vimeo.com/jorrisminjollet
Pauline LELARGE : lelargepauline.wix.com/portfolio/
Quentin LEBASTARD : vimeo.com/101007719
Music by :
Valentin LAFORT : valentinlafort.net/
Original Soundtrack : soundcloud.com/valentin-lafort/sets/make-it-sound-fat-original-soundtrack
Sound design by : Pilon Studio (Julie Tepe sound design & J-B Cornier foleys)
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
With a shot from MeatBrain Short Movie at 05min12
Tried a new descent to work this morning, turns out it was rather #gnarly for the @kinesis_uk #Tripster #ATR, but I didn’t fall off or die so it’s all good!
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Yeti Cycles x Switch Infinity: yeticycles.com/#/bikes/sb5c
Filmed, Edited & Directed By: Craig Grant
Original Music: Seb Taylor
Sound Design: Keith White