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You'd think climbing was exciting enough without becoming enmeshed in a gun-toting kidnap drama...
A new British thriller called 'A Lonely Place To Die' premieres this week and it's based around the story of a group of climbers in the Scottish Highlands who chance upon, er, let's not give the plot away eh, and get embroiled in a kidnap drama with guns and shouting and ... Continue reading
Film festivals incoming - must be autumn. Check out the teaser for this year's Edinburgh festival.
Blimey, is it that time of year again? Autumn means mountain film festivals and lecture tours and one of the first on the calendar, is the 2011 Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival which runs from 6-9 October.
Check out the video teaser above - you might recognise the very Scottish music, or at ... Continue reading
You can download ME's excellent 50 Years In The Mountains anniversary film direct to your computer.
Just a quick heads up that not only can you watch the excellent Mountain Equipment 50th anniverary film streamed to your computer, you can also - via film-maker Steep Edge's web site - download the complete film in HD or SD direct to your computer.
If you haven't seen it yet, ... Continue reading
Award-winning Everest epic with Houlding and Anker hits the small screen this Wednesday.
A quick heads-up that the UK television premriere of Everest epic, The Wildest Dream is this Wednesday 17 August on BBC2 at 9pm and should be well worth watching.
The film focusses on the story of Mallory and Irvine's 1924 expedition to Everest and mixes footage of a modern expedition to the ... Continue reading
Super soar-away Sun features Inaccessible Pinnacle over the weekend! Gore blimey, look at the jugs on that...
The Innacessible Pinnacle on Skye got its 15 minutes of tabloid fame over the weekend, when The Sun's web site published a cracking Dave Cuthbertson shot of Graham Ettle on Skye's Innaccessible Pinnacle, the least, erm, accessible of the Munros.
Some cracking punning captions from the Sun's subs and dramatic images too, ... Continue reading
It's 50 years since ME was founded back in 1961 and to celebrate, they've made an awesome 20-minute video featuring some legendary climbers who also used their kit.
Hard to believe, but Mountain Equipment celebrates its 50th birthday this year and to mark the occasion, the Manchester-based brand has put together a stunning video called '50 Years In The Mountains' featuring some of the legendary climbers who've used ME kit over the years.
We saw the complete film a few ... Continue reading
Tasty video trailer for one of the climbing films scheduled for the Kendal Mountain Festival in November.
Couldn't resist this cracking trailer for Tuzgle, one of the films set to show at this year's Kendal Mountain Festival in November. To quote the KMF on Vimeo:
'Swiss climber Nina Caprez plus nine French guys, travel to explore a new climbing spot in Argentina; an Altiplano littered with boulders and crags ... Continue reading
Check out some highlights from past KMF stunners to whet your appetite for this year's event.
A quick taster for this year's 2011 Kendal Mountain Festival in November, with this video featuring highlights of some of the past stars of the show- there's a a full all new official 2011 trailer set to debut in September.
In the mean time, the Kendal Mountain Festival web site is at ... Continue reading
Proposed expedition to uncover Andrew Irvine's body on Everest dubbed 'absolutely disgusting' by Bonington.
Disturbing and fascinating article in yesterday's Observer about the ethics of a mooted expedition to Everest this winter aimed solely at discovering the body of Sandy Irvine and, potentially, the Vest Pocket Kodak camera that might prove that Irvine along with George Mallory, summited the world's highest mountain back in 1924.
There ... Continue reading
Highest outdoors street theatre ushers in a summer of outdoors shows in the Lake District.
We just kind of liked these photos of two street artists giving the UK's highest outdoors show on High Street in the Lakes a week ago - the spot was chosen as the site of a popular summer fair in the 18th and 19th centuries and marked the launch of the ... Continue reading
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