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Free Solo, with special guest Don Mellor

One of the most talked about documentaries of the year. Special guest climber, guide and author Don Mellor will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards.

Nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY, 2019 Academy Awards.

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a rope.

Adults $10 / under 18, $5

A perfect match between passion and personality. — New York Times


Don Mellor is a climber, teacher, writer and guide who has spent most of his forty-plus years of climbing here in the Adirondacks. His resume includes numerous rock routes throughout the country, multi-day ascents of  Yosemite walls, new ice routes in Newfoundland as well as over a hundred first ascents here in the ‘Dacks. Among his books are four rock and ice guides to the Adirondacks, as well as three non guidebooks – Rock Climbing: A Trailside GuideAmerican Rock and Alpine Americas

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