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Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia Announces Retailer Sponsorship Special

New Sponsorship Special invites Retailers to join the Metanoia Team. Jon Krakauer narrates this inspiring documentary film about the life and climbs of Jeff Lowe.

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Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia, is the feature length documentary film about the life and climbs of legendary alpinist Jeff Lowe, narrated by Jon Krakauer – A Community Funded Project!

Jeff’s story inspires each of us to do what we can, with what we’ve got, from where we are. Years of climbing, a practice of being in the present moment, unknowingly prepared Jeff for the challenge he now faces of life in a wheelchair. You can see the movie trailer here

Chris Alstrin films Josh Wharton at Jeff Lowe’s pack frozen into the ice, high up on the North Face of the Eiger in this photo at right. 

The Kleine Scheidegg Level Sponsorship Special offers a company listing at the end of the film, Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia on the Kleine Scheidegg Level credit screen; a small logo & link on the new and improved – donated by Nimble Digital Media, launching by August 4!

The DVD’s have been pre-selling at $50.00 with all proceeds from the sales going directly to the production of Jeff Lowe’s Meetanoia. You too can pre-sell the DVD’s or sell them after release, to pay for your entire sponsorship package of $500.00. This is an incredible opportunity to participate in this film project that presents and preserves much of the history and heritage of American climbing and the Outdoor Industry. 

Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia explores extraordinary alpine accomplishments, from mountain top to wheelchair. Starting out as one of the world’s youngest alpinists, Jeff Lowe has amassed a lifetime of impressive alpine accomplishments and contributions to the climbing world. He now faces the challenge of life in a wheelchair with the same characteristics and philosophies that won him unprecedented success on the world’s most impressive rock walls and in the great mountain ranges of the world.

Using the Eiger as a backdrop for Jeff Lowe’s life story, the film features footage of American climber Josh Wharton sampling sections of Metanoia, Lowe’s route on the Eiger. For nine harrowing days in the winter of 1991 Jeff pieced together what Men’s Journal called an “unimaginable” route up the very center of the Eiger Norwand. Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia is the story behind a climb—an act of imagination—that has become legendary. 

Meet with Jeff Lowe and Connie Self at Outdoor Retailer and join Adventure 16, Asolo, Excalibur, Liberty Mountain, Ouray Mountain Sports, Outdoor Retailer, Mammut, SIGG and many more as a Sponsor of Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia. Be sure to come seethe pack contents retrieved from the Eiger after 20 years at the Liberty Mountain Booth #10009.

For more information about the project or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Connie Self at or 208.630.4477 or visit us next week at