Documentary / Historical
After discovering Mallory’s body on Everest in 1999, Conrad Anker’s life became intertwined with Mallory’s story. Mallory’s frozen body was found with his belongings intact; the only thing missing was a photograph of Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit. Haunted by Mallory's story, Anker returns to Everest with British climbing prodigy Leo Houlding to discover the truth about Mallory and to unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance. Anker and his climbing partner take on the Second Step without the use of the fixed ladder; free climbing it to evaluate if indeed Mallory was capable of climbing the Second Step himself in 1924.
- 94 min
AvailabilityDVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand
Documentary / Making Of
Documentary on the making of feature film The Wildest Dream, in which renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker and professional rock climber Leo Houlding climb Mount Everest in 1920s style to try to clarify if George Mallory and Sandy Irvine could have been the first to summit the highest mountain on earth in 1924. Mallory and Irvine were last seen on the upper ridge just 250 m below the summit and 'going strong for the top'. Then clouds obscured the view, and they disappeared into history.
- 60 min
AvailabilityDVD / BLU-RAY