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Alpine Documentation

Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism.

Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Rund um die 3 Zinnen”

Mutzen Sepp is the host of the Langalm pasture, at the foot of the Drei Zinnen. Hugo Reider is the host of the Dreizinnen hut, the Rifugio Locatelli. He is a passionate explorer of ludicrous war incidents which happened during the first World War... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Josef Schwellensattl (Deutschland) 43 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Berhault”

Patrick Berhault was a real vertical artist. In the course of his 30-year career he notched up a string of original achievements, spectacular firsts and major undertakings, but what was always impressive was his humanity, modesty and high ethical... more

  Alpine Documentation (F/D), Gilles Chappaz, Raphael Lassablière (Frankreich) 69 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Faszination Bergfilm – Himmelhoch und Abgrundtief”

Faces, victories and tragedies. „Fazination Bergfilm“ does not only focus on dramas but also presents anecdotes and curiosities. The extracts from 42 documentary and fiction films together with the respective pictures of landscapes illustrate... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Hans-Jürgen Panitz, Matthias Fanck (Deutschland) 59 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Carstensz - The Seventh Summit”

Snowy Mountains rise high above the untouched jungle of New Guinea, breaking through heavy rain clouds. A limestone pyramid, known as the Carstensz Pyramid, soars above them as the most exotic, but also the most inaccessible mountain in the world.... more

  Alpine Documentation (Slovak/E), Pavol Barabas (Slowakei) 44 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “The Fine Line”

The world’s best skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, and climbers join the world’s leading avalanche professionals to bring you a new movement in avalanche education. “The Fine Line: A 16mm Avalanche Education Film” is a cinematic journey that... more

  Alpine Documentation (E), David Mossop (USA) 56 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Skiing Everest”

Mike and Steve Marolt of Aspen Colorado and their life-long friends pursuit skiing from the highest peaks around the world. Follow high altitude skiing from ski runs above 7000 meters in the 1930's to modern day high altitude skiers on Everest,... more

  Alpine Documentation (E), Mike Marolt, Les Guthman (USA) 70 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Annapurna in Light Style”

Piotr Pustelnik is trying to climb his 14th 8000 m peak for the 4th time. This time together with his good friends Peter Hamor, Piotr Morawski and Darek Zaluski. This small expedition climbing in light style reaches the summit ridge at almost 8000... more

  Alpine Documentation (Pol/D), Dariusz Zaluski (Polen) 29 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Karl”

Karl was a mountaineer that had something to say - and he was telling it. In July 2008 the tragic death of Karl Unterkircher during the expedition to Nanga Parbat seems already script writing. It was the end of an unique personality in alpine... more

  Alpine Documentation (I/E), Valeria Allievi (Italien) 55 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Russia’s Face on K2”

This is a story about the pioneering ascent up the west face of K2 in the summer of 2007. The Russian national climbing team proved the world’s pioneers to complete the west face ascent of the planet’s northernmost mountain above 8,000 meters.... more

  Alpine Documentation (E), Vlad Bykov (Russland) 62 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Secondary roads to remote places”

Arturo Giovanoli likes the mountains very much: that’s why he has been an alpine guide for nearly forty years. But Arturo loves woods, plants, water, animals as well- the strong and vigorous nature of his land, Bregaglia, and the wild lands he has... more

  Alpine Documentation (I/E), Matteo Bellinelli (Schweiz) 52 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Olympus to Everest”

Climbing on the summit of Mt. Everest, has been desired by the Greek mountaineers for a long time. From Greek every day life to the altitude of 8850m, it was a long way to go, filled with many obstacles. The lack of experience, the high altitude... more

  Alpine Documentation (Gr/E), Pavlos Tsiantos (Griechenland) 80 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Baruntse Makalu Expedition 2008”

It is not enough just knowing – one has to implement the knowledge! It is not enough just wanting something – you have to do it! It is not just about reaching a summit, but also about returning safely. more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Peter Gschwentner, Kony Schnydrig (Schweiz) 55 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Living is Victory”

Nepal, Annapurna's South Face, 8091 m high. The wall that seduced Jean Troillet and his team. A two month expedition to attempt to climb the 3000 m elegant Bonington route. Every day the climbers tame the mountain. They observe the face and its... more

  Alpine Documentation (F/E), Sébastien Devrient (Schweiz) 26 min
Documentaries about expeditions and ascents, films with historical references to alpinism. “Expedition Manaslu”

In fall 2007 extreme alpinists Benedikt Böhm and Sebastian Haag took off to Nepal to climb „Manaslu“ (8,163 m). Accompanied by the French junior alpinist Nicolas Bonnet they wanted to reach the eighth highest peak of the planet at top speed and... more

  Alpine Documentation (D), Carsten Maaz (Deutschland) 29 min