“Do What You Can Now”: A Lifelong Climber’s Last Climbs

After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, Colin Goodey returned to some of his early routes. “I gave it everything,” he said of the place of climbing in his life. A beautiful, hopeful short film.

By Rock and Ice | December 16th, 2016

Colin Goodey climbed in North Wales for over 70 years, starting at age 10. He established over 40 routes.

“I gave it everything,” he said of the place of climbing in his life. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, he returned to some of his early routes.

Goodey died at the age of 82 on March 5, 2018. This life-affirming, moving short film captures his incredible passion for climbing and the cliffs he loved.


 

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