The 12 Best Rock Climbing Documentaries

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National Geographic / Jimmy Chin

Watching rock climbing documentaries is kind of like stealing french fries off your friend's plate at a restaurant: you can't just sneak one—you have to eat them all.

From must-see classics like Free Solo and The Dawn Wall to films like Valley Uprising and Fine Lines that get into the real heart of climbing, these 12 rock climbing documentaries exemplify the mental and physically journey that comprise the sport.

1. 'The Alpinist'

Watch on Netflix

2. 'The Dawn Wall'

Watch on Prime Video

3. 'Free Solo'

Watch on Disney+

4. 'Valley Uprising'

Watch on Prime Video

5. 'Meru'

Watch on Tubi

6. '14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible"

Watch on Netflix

7. 'Reel Rock 13'

Watch on RedBull TV

8. 'Fine Lines'

Watch on Tubi

9. 'Africa Fusion'

Watch on Prime Video

10. 'Dirtbag'

Watch on Prime Video

11. 'Reel Rock 16'

Watch on Reel Rock Unlimited

12. 'Explorer: The Last Tepui'

Watch on Disney+
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