Video loading...

‘The Network’ Gets to the Connected Heart of Climbing

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+.

The Network, a new documentary from Red Bull TV, has a simple premise: the vast number of boulderers around the world are actually more interconnected than they seem. Veteran climbing filmmaker Chuck Fryberger shows how elite competitors and successful semipros form a community united by their passion, work ethic, and dedication to the sport. The film showcases some of the events and climbing destinations that bring together athletes at the highest level, with footage of everything from World Cup circuit competitions to trailblazing problems in the mountains of southern Australia to the training routines of major climbers like Kilian Fischhuber and Daniel Woods. The documentary airs May 8 at 9 p.m. EDT on Outside TV.  

How to watch The Network:

Streaming on Outside TV+ available on the free Outside TV app, Dish, Redbox, the Roku Channel, Samsung TVPlus, Sling, Stirr, Vizio WatchFree, Xumo, and more.