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Expedition Rewind: Mason Earle Climbs the Pillars of Ua Pou
Posted on November 14, 2014

Big-wall climber Mason Earle heads to the towering basalt pillars of Ua Pou in French Polynesia with little beta, no guidebook and a machete.

Mason Earle Seeks Towering Climbs in the Marquesas Islands—The Big Finale
Posted on April 18, 2014

Mason Earle and crew refocus on Motutakae, an 800-foot tower of white basalt rising from the sea on the dry island side of Ua Pou.

Mason Earle Seeks Towering Climbs in the Marquesas Islands, Part One
Posted on April 14, 2014

Mason Earle journeys to the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia to climb basalt pillars that rise 4,000 feet from the South Pacific.