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Climbing on rock and ice

Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them

Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “The Swiss Machine”

Ueli Steck may be the greatest speed alpinist the world has ever seen. In this film he tells the stories of his record-breaking ascents in the Alps, accompanied by stunning aerial footage of him racing up 8,000 foot alpine faces. Ueli joins Alex... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (E), Peter Mortimer & Nick Rosen (USA) 19 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “5 Islands, 5 Climbs”

Top rock athletes Dave MacLeod and Tim Emmett attempt to climb five new extreme routes on five Hebridean islands in five consecutive days. Tides, weather, fatigue and the sheer extremity of the climbs were all against them. Success was held in the... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (E), Richard Else (Gro) 60 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “In the Shadow of the Mountain”
  Climbing on rock and ice (E), Hugh Barnard, Max Segal (USA) 25 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Zwei Br”

The two brothers Martin and Florian Riegler from South Tyrol set off to conquer a 26 year-old techno route. They want to be the first to free climb the 12 pitches across the 300 m high, overhanging Villn more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Eduardo Gellner 31 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Climbing Elements”

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  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Florian Klingler 52 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Mensch und Fels im Ausnahmezustand ”

For Herbert Ranggetiner from the Pinzgau region, an extremely hard training and the support of family and friends are the necessary preconditions for climbing projects on the rock. In diverse climbing disciplines he counts among the best, but what... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Gerald Salmina 42 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Der schnellste Mann am Berg”

Ueli Steck is known as one of the best solo climbers in the world, always ready to take a well calculated risk. This film portrays the 34-year old Swiss on the quest of his personal limit, when he tries to push the limits of modern alpinism... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Jaqueline Schwerzmann, Robert Bösch (Schweiz) 50 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Entscheidung an der Tors”

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  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Eduardo Gellner 25 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Declaration of Immortality”

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  Climbing on rock and ice (Pol/E), Marcin Koszalka (Polen) 30 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Need for Speed”

This collage of powerful pictures shows Klaudia Buczek at her speed climbing training. Like a boxer she precisely studies the motion sequences so that she will be able to more

  Climbing on rock and ice (n.v.), Wojtek Kozakiewicz (Polen) 3 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Momentum ”

David Lama is a representative of a new generation in the climbing sport. No project seems too hard, no destination too far away. With mountain air in his genes he already as a child set new benchmarks. First on the rock, then in the competitions... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Raphael Barth 26 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Supervisor - Solo im Eis”

300 metre solo on a frozen water fall. There, a cramp in the hand can mean your death. Splitting ice, and the climber falls into the depth. Why does a man take such risks? Is he tired of living? What is driving him? The top ice climber Harry... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Bertram und Kerstin Kropac (Deutschland) 90 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “What happened on Pam Island”

An extraordinary romance: Polish alpinists Eliza Kubarska and David Kaszlikowski, take a lonely journey to the fjords of southern Greenland to reach the world's highest sea cliff. The vertical wall is reachable only by Kayak across an eerie,... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (Pol/E), Eliza Kubarska (Polen) 30 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “The Impossible Climb”

For a decade, Chris Sharma has ruled the climbing world, establishing the most difficult first ascents in existence. Now Sharma has found the longest, hardest, most beautiful climb of his life. Training for months on end, braving hundred-foot... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (E), Peter Mortimer & Nick Rosen (USA) 24 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Demencia senil”

The Basque Iker Pou is one of the strongest and most perfect climbers of the world. Beside others, he has repeated G more

  Climbing on rock and ice (Sp/E), Jordi Canyigueral (Spanisch) 5 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Vertical Sailing Greenland”

This film follows a skilled team of four climbers (Nicolas and Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto, Sean Villanueva) and a Scottish reverend captain sailor (Bob Shepton) on a climbing-sailing expedition to the West Coast of Greenland. Despite the... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (F/D), Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll (Belgien) 55 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Panaroma”

Iker and Eneko Pou face one of the worldwide reference climbing routes, Pan Aroma. It is located in one of the most famous climbing sites in Europe, the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the dolomites. Alex Huber describes it thus: "Many people say it is... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (Sp/E), Jordi Canyigueral (Spanien) 12 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “Tuzgle”

November 2008, the Swiss climber Nina Caprez travels with 9 French guys to explore a new climbing spot in Argentina: an Altiplano littered with boulders and crags nested at 4200 m of elevation under the Tuzgle volcano. The movie illustrates the... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (F/E+D), Julien Nadiras, Vladimir Cellier (Frankreich) 21 min
Films about rock and ice climbing, showing the activities of climbing and the motives behind them “The Undersides of Ganesh”

A trip to India can be an unsettling experience, even if the goal is climbing, but it is hard to miss the exuberant animation that prevails there. The amazing contrasts, scents, sounds and colors accompanied the Petzl team and local climbers in... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (F/E), Julien Nadiras, Vladimir Cellier (Frankreich) 15 min