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DVD Release: Waypoint Namibia

Posted on: January 8th, 2010 by Erik Lambert

Photo: Gabe Rogel

Photo: Gabe Rogel

In this post back in September , we let you know about Majka Burhardt’s film project, “WayPoint Namibia.” The film is now officially out on DVD, so check it out when you get a chance. The bonus? 5% of your purchase of “WayPoint Namibia” will be donated to the Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation, an organization that strives to improve the lives of rural people by diversifying the socio-economy in Namibia’s communal areas to include wildlife and other valuable natural resources. (Read More)

“In May 2009, a small team of rock climbers departed for Namibia with two goals: to find a way up an unexplored face, and to find a way into a deeper understanding of southern Africa. At the heart of their trip lies the question, can adventure and culture combine to create understanding? “WayPoint Namibia” is the story of their journey.”  – www.majkaburhardt.com/waypoint-namibia/

You can get more information and order the film here.

The trailer is below, or you can view the 8-minute short version here.

Waypoint Namibia Trailer from Majka Burhardt on Vimeo.

Majka Burhardt, Executive Producer of “WayPoint Namibia,” is a writer, climber and guide. Based in Boulder, Colorado, her experiences enable her to take on assignments not only in North America but throughout the world. Majka spent May, 2009, in Namibia and is about to launch a film and a series of articles that will examine how to make adventure additive- when adventure goes beyond exploration and toward cultural and environmental connection.