Promo shots from the new film: A Fine Line. All photos by Andrew Kornylak. A climbing friend once told me about a beautiful, rectangular rock perched on the edge of a rubble strewn slope near the rim of the Owen’s River Gorge. The location was off of the typical Bishop bouldering circuit, in an area [...]
Finally, Antarctica proper. Time for penguins! Our first landfall in Antarctica was at Half Moon Island, a crescent-shaped, rocky island with chinstrap penguin colonies and a small Argentinian research station. (Technically Half Moon Island is part of the South Shetland Islands, not the Antarctic Peninsula, but there was ice and there were penguins, so I’m [...]
In April we attended a fantastic destination wedding in the Dominican Republic. The gorgeous wedding was held at Casa Kimball, a villa overlooking the rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean. While we were there, we stayed in Cabarete, a town on the north coast known as one of the best kitesurfing and kiteboarding locations in [...]
The most thrilling experience of our trip to Tonga was the opportunity to swim in the water with the humpback whales. Surprisingly, in the presence of such large creatures, I didn’t feel scared. The whales were so graceful and in control and aware of our presence, that I never felt like I might get accidentally [...]
Climbing is more than just getting on some rock and pulling hard. This video pretty much captures it for me. Friends, goofing around, climbing … or just celebrating a great day outside. A Day in the Open from Andrew Kornylak on Vimeo. (This video was shot using a technique the photographer (Andrew Kornylak) calls “stillmotion”, [...]
My brother, a talented photographer (akornphoto.com), is working on a film with Josh Fowler on climbing access in the southeast. If the trailer is any indication, I think it’s going to be amazing. The film will debut at the Triple Crown Bouldering Competition finals in December. http://akornphoto.com/HeartOfStoneTrailer_Web.mov As a side note, I was just in [...]
You have GOT to watch this!