Filmography

Pyramid Films

8 films

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Upward Bound

    Upward Bound

    Roger Seiler (1987)

    The keys to success in rock climbing are the same as in any difficult endeavor - patience, flexibility, stamina, attention to detail and mental discipline. In Upward Bound you'll see top climbers performing in spectacular settings, while explaining how they attained the pinnacle of their sport - high achievers who are inspiring examples of excellence. Adapted by Roger Seiler from the film: On the Rock by Katheryn Johnston and Iain Stobie.

    USA / 10 min

    Upward Bound

    Roger Seiler

    • 1987
    • USA
    • 10 min
    The keys to success in rock climbing are the same as in any difficult endeavor - patience, flexibility, stamina, attention to detail and mental discipline. In Upward Bound you'll see top climbers performing in spectacular settings, while explaining how they attained the pinnacle of their sport - high achievers who are inspiring examples of excellence. Adapted by Roger Seiler from the film: On the Rock by Katheryn Johnston and Iain Stobie.

    Climbing locations

  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Mountain tops

    Mountain tops

    Lee Stanley (1981)

    A guy in a wheelchair, (who was shot at age 4 by his own mother) and is crippled from the waist down climbs a 13,000 foot mountain in the High Sierras. Once you get past the facts of the tragedy your heart opens up for this guy and you can't stop the tears and the cheers. A true winner.

    USA / 27 min

    Mountain tops

    Lee Stanley

    • 1981
    • USA
    • 27 min
    A guy in a wheelchair, (who was shot at age 4 by his own mother) and is crippled from the waist down climbs a 13,000 foot mountain in the High Sierras. Once you get past the facts of the tragedy your heart opens up for this guy and you can't stop the tears and the cheers. A true winner.

    Climbing locations

  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    The cutting edge DVD

    The cutting edge

    Eric Perlman (1980)

    Yuichiro Miura, the man who skied down Everest, journeys to an 8,000ft. mountain in Antarctica in search of the ultimate skiing challenge. Winner of a Special Jury Award.

    USA / 18 min

    The cutting edge

    Eric Perlman

    • 1980
    • USA
    • 18 min
    Yuichiro Miura, the man who skied down Everest, journeys to an 8,000ft. mountain in Antarctica in search of the ultimate skiing challenge. Winner of a Special Jury Award.

    Climbing locations

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    DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Documentary / Portrait

    LifeClimb DVD

    LifeClimb

    Stan Zundell (1977)

    The story of a 65 year-old man who, through mountain climbing, was able to renew himself physically, emotionally and spiritually.

    USA / 23 min

    LifeClimb

    Stan Zundell

    • 1977
    • USA
    • 23 min
    The story of a 65 year-old man who, through mountain climbing, was able to renew himself physically, emotionally and spiritually.

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  • Documentary / Instructional

    On the rocks DVD

    On the rocks

    Katie Johnston (1985)

    An overview of the sport of gymnastic rock climbing including 5.13 routes in California, Colorado and Wyoming and interviews with John Gill and Warren Harding.

    USA / 29 min

    On the rocks

    Katie Johnston, Iain Stobie

    • 1985
    • USA
    • 29 min
    An overview of the sport of gymnastic rock climbing including 5.13 routes in California, Colorado and Wyoming and interviews with John Gill and Warren Harding.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Drama / Adventure

    Over the edge DVD

    Over the edge

    Katie Johnston (1988)

    Humour and drama play strong roles in this fictionalized account of two climbers tackling Yosemite's El Capitan. Winner of Best Film on Mountain Sports.

    USA / 26 min

    Over the edge

    Katie Johnston, Iain Stobie

    • 1988
    • USA
    • 26 min
    Humour and drama play strong roles in this fictionalized account of two climbers tackling Yosemite's El Capitan. Winner of Best Film on Mountain Sports.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Documentary / Making Of

    Solo - Behind the scenes DVD

    Solo - Behind the scenes

    Mike Hoover (1973)

    Solo - Behind the scenes is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in El Capitan and Church Bowl. It was directed by Mike Hoover in 1973 and produced by Pyramid Films. It features Mike Hoover and Ken Mizoguchi.

    USA / 11 min

    Solo - Behind the scenes

    Mike Hoover

    • 1973
    • USA
    • 11 min
    Solo - Behind the scenes is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in El Capitan and Church Bowl. It was directed by Mike Hoover in 1973 and produced by Pyramid Films. It features Mike Hoover and Ken Mizoguchi.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY

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