Gorgeous footage of rockclimbing in Vinales, Cuba

Rockclimbing in Vinales Valley, Cuba

A local climber loving the limestone in Vinales Valley, Cuba.

Renan Ozturk, the climber-artist-filmmaker we profiled last spring, is producing a series of videos from a climbing trip to Cuba. Typical of Renan’s work, the result is eye-popping footage of a locale off the beaten path.

So far, he’s posted three videos, one about getting there, a montage of life in Havana and an introduction to Viñales, a valley in the Sierra de los Organos surrounded by karst cliffs that’s emerged as a popular climbing destination in recent years. Even if you don’t climb, it’s worth a look.

Here’s the video about Viñales:

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Chris Emery is a mutt. Half woodsman, half geek. He spends as much time outdoors as possible. On rainy days, he writes and publishes STRAY.
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One Response to Gorgeous footage of rockclimbing in Vinales, Cuba

  1. Erika says:

    I’m fascinated by Cuba and would hope to visit someday. This is the first time I’ve heard anything about the climbing there. Cool!

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