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Mountain Hardwear’s Film Haywire to Debut at 5Point Film Festival

Mountain Hardwear’s Film Haywire to Debut at 5Point Film Festival

Four MHW athletes will appear in featured climbing films

Richmond, Calif. (April 19, 2016)Mountain Hardwear, creator of performance apparel and equipment, is pleased to announce its athlete Cheyne Lempe’s climbing film, “Haywire” will debut at the 5Point Film Festival April 21-24th in Carbondale, CO.


The film documents climbers Cheyne Lempe and Dave Allfrey as they experience the beauty of Baffin Island and their story about a dream that goes haywire. A terrifying mishap results in the contemplation of a life and the price of adventure.

“I’m honestly a little nervous to share such an intimate look at the scariest experience of my life,” Lempe said. “I’m truly honored for the film to premiere at 5Point Film Festival and I hope that it both inspires everyone to go as big as they can in life but also to take a deeper look at the reasons that we all do what we love.”

Mountain Hardwear will release “Haywire” to the public on Monday April 26 on its Vimeo channel, A trailer can be viewed here: 

Also being screened at 5Point, MHW climbers Angie Payne and Mike Libecki will appear in “Poumaka” and Ueli Steck’s 82 Summits project is documented in “The Classic Alpinist: 82 Summits with Ueli Steck.”

5Point Film Festival is a 4-day Flagship Festival in Carbondale, CO at the end of each April. This event showcases inspiring adventure films intertwined with surprise guests, art performances, and eclectic events. More than 50 films are screened during the festival for dozens of filmmakers and athletes from around the world, creating an inclusive gathering of outdoor and creative communities.

After the festival, 5Point hits the road to bring 5Point to communities around the country for a one-night showcase of the best films.

About Mountain Hardwear:

Mountain Hardwear is a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories. We celebrate bold ideas, the drive to challenge the edges of our potential, and the joy, friendships and personal growth that come from that endeavor. We work with era-defining athletes to develop lightweight, easy-to-use and incredibly well-crafted outdoor clothing and equipment. Mountain Hardwear, Inc., founded in 1993 and based in Richmond, CA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear Company and distributes its products through specialty outdoor, running, and sporting goods retailers in the United States and 58 countries worldwide.

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