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The highest mountain in the world has provided the backdrop for some of the greatest mountaineering achievements. Yet the risks are always there and many heroic attempts end in tragedy. The collection of eight films on Everest on SteepEdge reflects in different ways mountaineering at the highest altitudes.
The classic expedition documentary of the 1975 British Expedition led by Chris Bonington up the South West Face of Everest.
The beautiful documentary mixes rare archive footage of Everest and weaves it into the life story of Sir Edmund Hillary.
Blind climber Erik Weihenmayer proves that disability is no barrier to those with determination and courage to reach the highest point on earth.
The logic behind Australian Tim Macartney-Snape’s attempt on Everest starting at sea level and climbing all 8874 meter’s was to make the first complete ascent of the world’s highest peak.
The story of Graham Hoyland’s search for his relative’s camera which was given to Everest climber George Mallory just before he disappeared near the summit. Instead of finding the camera they found- George Mallory himself.
After an exhausting climb to the summit of Mt. Everest, Mike Reinberger and Mark Whetu reach their goal, but realise it is too late to return to camp before nightfall. They know their decision to camp in the open at 28,800 feet could be fatal.
A film documenting the first ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen. Leo Dickinson’s amazing film follows Italian and Austrian mountaineers Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler through the Khumbu icefall into the Western Cwm then up to the South Col and Summit.
After double amputee Mark Inglis reached the summit he was plunged into a storm of controversy when it was learned he had passed an incapacitated climber, Englishman David Sharp, leaving him to a lonely death high in the Death Zone.