In the High Country – Wolpert/Krupicka

In the HIgh Country

In the High Country is an impressionistic mountain running film: a visual essay about a life in the mountains. It looks at running from a new perspective, both visually and in the style of running. This kind of movement blurs the lines between running and climbing, between human and mountain.

One way to learn our place in the world is through millions of accumulated steps: on gravel roads, glacial creeks, and over high mountain summits. Each stride imprints the terrain more deeply in the mind. The importance of any specific event falls away in the face of an ever-building accumulation of understanding.

In the High Country is the result of a year-long collaboration between filmmaker Joel Wolpert and mountain-runner Anton Krupicka. The film follows Krupicka’s evolution in running from his roots in Niobrara, Nebraska, to the Roost, his pickup truck home, and the miles in between; from itinerant shenanagins to speed soloing on the Flatirons

The film is available for download for $15.00 from HERE

In the High Country – Anton Krupicka

Creativity shaped by the mountains….

“In the High Country” is a super-exciting mountain running film starring Anton Krupicka. Filmed and Produced by Joel Wolpert with the support of Ultimate Direction, this film will take you where you’ve never been before.
Anton Krupicka’s running has evolved from trails to mountains to free-soloing. Filmed over a season “In the High Country” — thin air, river baths, and itinerant mountain living. A new short film from the Wolpertinger coming Summer 2013.

Film by Joel Wolpert

Produced by the Wolpertinger – thewolpertinger.com

Made possible by Ultimate Direction – ultimatedirection.com

With additional support from – runningtimes.com , shoefitr.com , newbalance.com

Music
‘Seeding’ by Tyler Keene
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“Rim of the Well’ by Rim of the Well
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Color Grading and Titles by Coat of Arms
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