Documentary / Chronicle
In pursuit of fear is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mont Blanc Massif and Kangchenjunga. It was directed by Amanda Rees in 2003 and produced by Principal Films. It is a part of the series Mountains and man (2/3). It features Doug Scott, Catherine Destivelle, Laurence Gouault, Steve Haston, Brian Okonek, Caradoc Jones and others.
- 50 min
AvailabilityVideo on Demand
Documentary / Expedition Journal
For the first time ever, an all-Sherpa expediition is launched on the sacred peak of Sagarmatha, Mount Everest. At the same time, Expedition earth's own team of international climbers makes an aplinist attempt on Ama Dablam, a peak in the Everest region of Nepal. While following the exciting progress of these climbs, this program examines the life and daily toil of the high altitude Sherpa people.
- 48 min
Documentary / Portrait
First episode of Wild Climbs, a series that follows the world's finest climbers as they scale their chosen peaks and reveal what drives them to such exhilarating heights. In this episode, Stevie Haston and his partner Laurence Gouault face the mixed ice climb of Colorado's Vail ski resort. Here Stevie has unfinished business with what is undoubtedly the hardest mixed ice climb in America. This dramatic, dangerous route culminates in a hanging pillar of ice and tests Stevie's nerves, skill and endurance to reaching point and involves him adopting the most contorted positions imaginable in order to try and achieve his goal. Wild Climbs series is the sequel of 'The Face: Six great climbing adventures'.
- 30 min