Halong Bay in northern Vietnam is distinguished by the presence of many large rock islands made of limestone, similar to the islands of Phang Nga Bay in Southern Thailand. The sides of these islands are sheer cliffs which drop almost vertically into the South China Sea. For this reason, the area is known to rock climbers all over the world. In this video, contributor Dice Travels used a drone to film a friend climbing the Cliff, one of the steepest rock faces in the area.
Climbing Adam Ondra & Iva Vejmolová in Flatanger, Norway 2017
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The rock formations of the coast and islands of Norway create some of the most technically difficult rock climbing spots anywhere in the world. The conditions range from sheer cliffs to gigantic caves. Many of the world's best rock climbers travel to Norway to practice their art. In this video, contributor Scientik used a drone to film Adam Ondra and his girlfriend Iva Vejmolová, in the Hanshelleren cave, Flatanger, in the Central region of Norway.
Brazil-based RG Drones is one of the top drone piloting companies in Brazil. While they make spectacular drone videos of the natural scenery of Brazil, they specialize in action filming - using drone to film people engaged in various outdoor action sport activities. One of these activities is rock climbing. This video will give you a sense of RG's capabilities with respect to rock climbing, a difficult activity to film with a drone.
Award winning aerial videographer Luke Maximo Bell created this memorable drone video of climber Matt Bush scaling a sheer rock face overlooking stunningly beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. Matt is one of the world's top free solo climbers, a technically difficult and dangerous form of rock climbing. The exhilirating film was a winner of the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week contest and subsequently tapped as a Finalist in the Extreme Sports category for the second annual Drone Video Awards.
Rock climbing is an activity that really was made for drones. Until the advent of drones, filming climbers scaling cliffs and large rock formations was almost impossible - literally there was no way to capture much action with a ground camera or even a helicopter. Now this is no longer a constraint. In this video, contributor 1LifeStudios used a drone to create this epic video of a rock climber tackling a complex rock formation called the Spires in the Petro Chicao area of Central Mexico.
The Swiss Alps present some amazing opportunties for skilled rock climbers. The geology of these mountains includes numerous sheer cliffs, massive rock formations, and deep canyons. Zervreilahorn Mountain in central Switzerland is one area that is popular with climbers. In this video, top contributor Luca Oswald used a DJI drone to capture a rock climber scaling one of the faces of this magnificent peak.
The rocky cliffs of the Faroe Islands have been drawing rock climbers from around the world to this North Atlantic archipelago. In this video, contributor DroneDirector used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to film some climbers scaling the vertical cliffs which abound throughout the islands. It is definitely not a place for people who are scared of cold water - the North Atlantic waters rarely exceed 11 degrees Celsius (about 50 degrees Farenheit).
Contributor Houman_the__sloth created this amazing drone video of one of the top rock climbing spots in Spain. Chulila is in Spain's Valencia community, about an hour's drive northwest of the city of Valencia. Using a DJI Mavic Air drone, he aerially filmed a climber scaling the areas rock faces. The challenges associated with scaling these cliffs has turned the area into a magnet for rock climbers throughout the world.
The reveal shots in this piece are unreal - specifically the one 24 seconds in. It should come as no surprise that it comes from 2017 Drone Video of the Year nominee Scientik. This piece, nominated for Drone Video of the Week, was shot in the mountains of beautiful Bosnia and Herzegovina on his DJI Mavic 2 Pro. Filled with 100% aerial shots of those gorgeous mountain scenics, a mountain climber, a tightrope walker, and more it's another gem by Scientik.