Lie Feng (China)
Searching for Christmas Tree
15 min
Lie Feng (China)
Sports in Mountains & Nature

Kamera Alpin in Gold 2018

For western audiences, ice climbing in chilly China is surprising enough, but even more surprising is the combination of the two passions driving the protagonist: extreme climbing challenges and outstanding natural beauty. Thanks to this dual passion, he finds what is probably the world’s most beautiful frozen waterfall. In contrast to conventional climbing films, the venue is not just the blurred backdrop of the action but the focus is equally shared by action and place.

A university teacher who wants to break free from a life of routine in China, falls under the spell of a mysterious frozen waterfall, of which, nobody knows where to find). Is his quest for the ultimate ice climbing spot futile?