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 and crew refocus on Motutakae, an 800-foot tower of white basalt rising from the sea on the dry island side of Ua Pou.
Packing a machete, board shorts, and a rack of big wall gear, Mason Earle journeys 5,000 miles to the giant basalt pillars of Ua Pou.
Mason Earle journeys to the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia to climb basalt pillars that rise 4,000 feet from the South Pacific.
Eddie Bauer DVP of technical product Andrew Turner provides the high-level definition of our Travex line of trek and travel gear.