For the climbing world, the 2019 first ascent of Link Sar in the Pakistani Karakoram was a big deal. It won a Piolet d’Or—basically the alpine climbing equivalent of an Olympic gold medal. For Outdoor Research Ambassador and alpinist Graham Zimmerman, it was something even more. 


For the climbing world, the 2019 first ascent of Link Sar in the Pakistani Karakoram was a big deal. It won a Piolet d’Or—basically the alpine climbing equivalent of an Olympic gold medal. For Outdoor Research Ambassador and alpinist Graham Zimmerman, it was something even more. Watch the short film Link Sar about how Graham navigates his relationships and motivations while attempting to climb and survive one of the world’s most challenging unclimbed peaks. The film is told through his eyes as well as his climbing partners, Steve Swenson, Chris Wright, and Mark Richey.