Film

Poumaka

Bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki. Their objective: to put up a first ascent on the south face of the Poumaka Tower. They somehow endure blood, sweat, and tears as the team climbs through mud and fear, into the unknown.
 
The forbidden Poumaka Tower...

About

Director

Keith Ladzinski, 3Strings Productions, Mike Libecki

Producer

Keith Ladzinski, Mike Libecki 3Strings Productions

Featuring

Keith Ladzinski, Mike Libecki

Sponsor

Goal Zero, Mountain Hardwear

Running time

15 minutes

Country / Nationality

USA, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Our Judges say:

Who you can climb in French Polynesia look into what it take to climb in the jungle.

Ed Birch Director of Salt-Street productions

Pretty grim adventure! Lots of mud. Tenacity and grit!

Hayley Lever Women in adventure judge

Bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki. Their objective: to put up a first ascent on the south face of the Poumaka Tower. They somehow endure blood, sweat, and tears as the team climbs through mud and fear, into the unknown.