The film follows Lor Sabourin, a trans climber, into the sandstone canyons of northern Arizona, on a journey to piece together one of the hardest and most inspiring routes of their life (the 5-pitch ‘Cousin of Death’ (5.13)). By embracing the strength in vulnerability, Lor has found the space to thrive and build a climbing community that others like themself can call home.
For Lor, climbing is more than a sport; it’s a way of exploring identity and building resilience in the face of adversity.
“Part of the reason that we go rock climbing is to push ourselves in an environment that doesn’t feel as high stakes. This project is going to be the biggest and hardest climbing objective I’ve taken on…”