Winner of 8 International Film Festival Awards
'An adventurous quest to far-off inaccessible lands, giving a beautiful glimpse into the lives of the people who live there. Original. inspiring. Exciting. A truly remarkable achievement.' – Leo Houlding
Two pilots, one paraglider.â€¨ No roads. No hotels. No phones. No electricity. No support.â€¨â€¨
This is Western Nepal, and the first paraglider crossing.â€¨â€¨ This film, by Alun Hughes, documents a 300km aerial trek over the high Himalaya, starting on a hill top near the Nepal/India border, and ending in Jumla amidst a cloud of dust in a dangerously strong pre-monsoon valley wind.
'For its sheer audacity and story telling power, one of my favourites.' – Pat Morrow, Banff Mountain Film festivalâ€¨â€¨
'John Silvester is a true pioneer. His vision and courage have taken the sport of paragliding in to the realms that were thought impossible.' – Rob Whittall