Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Brands

Climbing

Genyen: Part 2 – The Bardo

Lock Icon

Unlock this article and more benefits with 50% off.

Already have an Outside Account? Sign in

Outside+ Logo

40% Off Outside+.
$4.99/month $2.99/month*

Get the one subscription to fuel all your adventures.


  • Map your next adventure with our premium GPS apps: Gaia GPS Premium and Trailforks Pro.
  • Read unlimited digital content from 15+ brands, including Outside Magazine, Triathlete, Ski, Trail Runner, and VeloNews.
  • Watch 600+ hours of endurance challenges, cycling and skiing action, and travel documentaries.
  • Learn from the pros with expert-led online courses.
Join Outside+

*Outside memberships are billed annually. Print subscriptions available to U.S. residents only. You may cancel your membership at anytime, but no refunds will be issued for payments already made. Upon cancellation, you will have access to your membership through the end of your paid year. More Details

“Dave Anderson returns to the U.S. after a successful climbing expedition in the Genyen Massif of Sichuan China. A few weeks later he learns of the death
of a friend in the mountains. Unsure if he will ever return to climb in the Genyen Massif, Dave joins Szu-ting Yi on a motorcycle trip through the
mountains of Western China. After observing the people, culture and mountains from a new perspective Dave has a change of heart.”

Watch Next Episode

Genyen: Part 3 – Desire and Reality


Watch Last Episode

Genyen: Part 1 – Thinking Outside the Box

Video by David E. Anderson