Jon Glassberg (USA)
China Doll
20 min
Jon Glassberg (USA)
Sports in Mountains & Nature
China Doll is a provocative exploration of gender stereotypes, romance, and rock climbing and reveals differences in how men and women approach love and sport. Heather Weidner battle personal demons in the world of hard traditional climbing. With her ascent of China Doll, a 5.14-R traditional route in Upper Dream Canyon, Colorado, U.S.A., Heather Weidner nabs the first female ascent. In the process, she discovers that giving oneself permission to enjoy personal freedom is more difficult than expected.