Jimmy Chin

Teaches: Essentials of a Climbing Photo Shoot

Four Lessons. Case Study. Bonus Material.

Professional climber, photographer, Academy Award-winning film director, and a Roam Co-Founder, teaches you how to prepare for a multitude of situations, sharing tricks and tips from Jimmy’s years of experience on mountains around the world.

Includes lessons:

  • Everything That Matters Most
  • Objective-based Preparation
  • What I Carry
  • The Gear Room
  • Case Study: FREE SOLO Shoot on El Cap
  • Bonus Material: Jimmy Shares His Memorabilia Wall

Case Study: A day of climbing on El Cap FREE SOLO’s Alex Honnold as shot by your instructor Jimmy Chin

Who Is This Class For?

Regardless of your experience, being certain of the essential skills is a requirement for success in the field. If you’ve ever cursed yourself for humping too much gear into the field or found yourself unprepared without a critical piece of gear or preparation – this class is for you.

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Meet Your Instructor

Jimmy Chin is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic photographer, Co-Founder of Roam, and mountain sports athlete known for his ability to capture extraordinary imagery and stories while climbing and skiing in extremely high-risk environments and expeditions. In 2002, he secured a breakthrough assignment to be the cinematographer for a high-profile National Geographic–sponsored trek across Tibet’s Chang Tang Plateau. In 2006, he became one of the only people to ski off the summit of Mount Everest. A longtime member of The North Face Athlete Team, he has led dozens of exploratory expeditions and completed first ascents around the globe, working with the best adventure athletes in the world.

His 2015 film Meru won the coveted Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and was on the 2016 Oscar shortlist for Best Documentary. Jimmy’s latest documentary Free Solo won a BAFTA, 7 Emmy’s and an Academy Award for best Documentary Feature in 2019.

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