In the summer of 2013, Mike Libecki, Ethan Pringle, and Liv Sansoz traveled to the remote Tian Shan Mountains near the border of China and Kyrgyzstan. The team traveled though desert landscapes, a maze of sandstone towers, high planes and deep valleys to establish one of the most radical multi-pitch climbs in the region.

[Mike Libecki, Ethan Pringle, and Liv Sansoz convened in China to begin the journey. Mike fills the team in on the objective.]

[Sometimes you just need to be still. The team stops for a moment in a busy, crowded bazaar.]

[The long and windy road. Mike Libecki starts the trek into the Tien Shan Mountains.]

[Stopping for a quick snack.]

[Plane, train, or bike. Mike Libecki and Ethan Pringle head to the hills in a different manner.]

[Mountains looming in the distance. The team crosses from desert to valleys.]

[Liv Sansoz shares a meal with the local community.]

[Mike Libecki, Ethan Pringle, and Liv Sansoz walk the ridge on their way to the wall.]

[Starting on up. Ethan Pringle takes the lead.]

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