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Schmidt’s Tunnel: The Pinnacle of Pointless Climbing

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The Traverse traces California poet Brian Laidlaw as he boulders through Burro Schmidt's Tunnel in the Mojave Desert. Burro Schmidt dug this tunnel for 33 years, single-handedly, to reach the other side of an isolated mountain. This film examines what kind of value climbing and Schmidt's Tunnel bring to society. Follow Pranalens on Facebook here and Instagram here.

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