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Fiction    Push For The Summit

** Scream of Stone - In this battle, there can be no winners...
**** Storm and Sorrow - base on Robert Craig's book about the American team's expedition to the Pamirs in the early 70s

Non-Fiction    Push For The Summit

***** 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible - World Record ascent of all 14 8000ers in 6 months by Nepalese mountaineers
*** A Colorado Daydream - This Film profiles the balancing act of 'real life' vs. climbing. Filmed in some of the best scenery the Rocky Mountains have to offer, and featuring problems that are both aesthetic and difficult.
***** Action Direct - Dai Koyamada's 2005 redpoint of Action Direct (9a) in Germany's Frankenjura
**** Autoroute - Americans climbing in Europe
*** Best of the West - Bouldering
**** Big Game - Bouldering NZ
**** Blood, Sweat & Bagels - Personal journey of two British climbers attempting to free climb The Salathe Wall
*** Centre of the Universe - Yosemite
(No Review) Cho Oyu, West of Everest - (Doco) Follow this team of climbers on Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain.
***** Classic Red - Select climbs of the Red River Gorge, Kentucky USA
**** Committed - 
***** Committed 2 - Blighty
*** Depth charge - Deep water soloing in Croatia
**** Dosage (Volume 1) - (Doco) High-end sport climbing & bouldering
**** Dosage (Volume 2) - (Doco) Hard boulders and deep water soloing
***** Dosage IV - 
***** Dosage V - 
***** Dosage Vol 3 - 
***** E11 - Rhapsody
***** Echo Wall - Glen and Ben Nevis
**** Everest (IMAX) - (Doco) Follows the IMAX team's ascent of Everest in 96
(No Review) Everest / Himalaya - (Doco) The history and mystery of Mt. Everest
***** First Ascent - The latest and greatest release from Sender Films.
**** Frequent Flyers (Inc. Black Lung) - (Doco) Around the world tickets, minimal luggage, a crash pad climbing shoes and chalk
*** Friction Addiction Black Hills Gold - (Doco) Brings you an amazing summer of daring runouts and highball first ascents from the sharp end of South Dakota's Black Hills
**** Front Range Freaks - (Doco) A varied film following some of Colorados top climbers.
**** Hard XS - The sequel to 'Hard Grit'
(No Review) In the Shadow of the Chief - Historical Climbing Documentary - The 1961 First Ascent of the Squamish Chief
***** INSTANTE - Instante is a new concept in mountain films. The perfect mix between documentary and fiction in one work, on one theme that speaks to us all: The act of playing
(No Review) Into the Thin Air of Everest - Mountain of Dreams, Mountain of Doom - (Doco) History and mystery of Mt. Everest
(No Review) Karma - A Nepali Bouldering Adventure - The Khumbu Region of Nepal, home of the world's biggest mountains and the backdrop of mountain climbers dreams, is the stage for a whole new generation of visionaries. American and Nepali climbers joined forces to boulder here. Witness the magic.<
**** King Lines - aka The Sharma Show
***** Meru - The first ascent of the Sharks Fin, Meru Central, India
(No Review) 'No Permanent Address' - First ascent of a 23-pitch free climb on a granite wall in remote British Columbia after prep climbs around North America.
**** Pilgrimage - (Doco) A bouldering pilgrimage to the sacred village of Hampi, in the south of India
**** Pitch Sorbet - (Doco) Short film on Ice Climbing from Petzl Charlet Moser
**** Red River Ruckus - Sport climbing in Red River Gorge, Kentucky, USA
***** Return 2 Sender - Climbing, slacklining, base-jumping, big wall flick
(No Review) Rock Climbing Adventures Volume I - (Doco) Big Bradley, NC, Hueco Tanks, TX, Looking Glass, NC, Reimer's Ranch, TX
***** Salathe - Blood Sweat And Bagels - (Doco) Free Climbing The Salathe Wall on El Capital, Yosemite.
* Soul Cal: A Cali Bouldering Road Trip - 
**** Southern Faces - All you need to know about rock climbing in the South Island of NZ. Featuring quality climbing footage, quirky animations, loads of local knowledge and a kick-ass kiwi soundtrack.
**** Splinter - A (very) short film focusing on the famous home training board of Malcolm Smith
**** Splitter - An Apline Rockumentary. Shipton Spire, Lotus Flower Tower, Cerro Poincenot.
**** Stick It - (Doco) Shows the UK bouldering scene.
(No Review) The Dark Glow of the Mountains aka Gasherbrum - Der leuchtende Berg - Werner Herzog film about Messner and Kammerlander's traverse of Gasherbrum I & II in 1984
(No Review) The Life - A detailed look at the lives of some of America's best climbers. Shot by the climbers themselves over the course of 5 years, this is a unique opportunity to witness their climbing wizardry and wild lifestyle from their point of view.
**** The Locals - Bouldering Across Europe
**** The Long Hope - First Free Ascent Documentary
***** The Road - (Doco) From the makers of Frequent Flyers comes a whole new trip showcasing some of the new, old and just discovered areas that are shaping bouldering today. bishop, triassic, hueco, soill, and new england gunks
(No Review) Torn - Life, death and recovery of Alex Lowe and his family
***** Touching the Void - The movie of the popular book by Joe Simpson.
***** Vertical Frontier - A history of the Art, Sport, and Philosophy of Rock Climbing in Yosemite.
**** Yosemite: Ascending Rhythm - (Doco) Climbers in Yosemite

Instructional    Push For The Summit

(No Review) Ascend Denali - (Doco) Comprehensive guide to the most popular route on the mountain, the West Buttress Route.
*** Ascend Mt. Rainier - (Doco) Interactive climbing guide. Allows one to learn the different routes.
**** Masterclass 1 & 2 - Instructional Vid from one of the Best coaches in the UK
*** Pro Tips Volume One - Professional climbers share their tricks of the trade.

123 of 178 books, 127 of 203 movies reviewed. 562 total reviews.


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