Climbing is a "way of being" for Phil Powers and his family

This 17-minute documentary captures the outgoing American Alpine Club CEO in his happy place: on rocks with his wife and kids.

From a first ascent on Denali to a 70-foot fall during a staff climbing trip, Phil Powers shares about the highs and lows of his climbing lifestyle in a short adocumentary by Chispa House. The video comes only a few weeks after Powers announced he is leaving the American Alpine Club.