Best climbing movies / documentaries i recommend

Best climbing movies / documentaries i recommend


Best climbing movies i recommend, some are more documentaries that i recommend, Enjoy!

North Face

north face movieOne of my Favorite movies well written and made, Notes This movie is in German with subtitles, Two German climbers attempt to scale the infamous North Face of the Eiger, aka ‘Murder Wall’ – the ultimate goal of every European mountaineer. Many have died in the attempt, but Toni Kurz (Benno Furmann) and Andi Hinterstoisser (Florian Lukas) are convinced they will make it. Set against a backdrop of political instability and growing menace as the Nazis steadily gain power, the film juxtaposes nature at its harshest and most unforgiving with the complex – and often contradictory – nature of humanity.

Find the Movie Here:- North Face

Wildest Dream

the wildest dream dvdThis is an en-depth Documentary exploring the enduring mysteries surrounding the death of British mountaineer George Mallory and fellow climber Andrew Sandy Irvine on Mount Everest in 1924. American mountaineer Conrad Anker, who discovered the body of George Mallory in 1999, retraces his journey in the company of British climber Leo Houlding in an attempt to answer some of the questions surrounding Mallory’s demise. Told through the letters Mallory wrote to his wife Ruth, the film combines archive photographs, newly-restored film footage and dramatised sequences with the present-day story of Anker’s expedition to chronicle Mallory’s quest to conquer Everest and his continual longing for home.

Find the movie here:- Wildest Dream – Conquest of Everest


Everest- Beyond the limit

everest beyond the limit dvdEverest beyond the limit, – This is a Documentary with very haunting music i always remember the haunting music at the beginning and the end of theses episodes, giving you a true insight of what its like!

“Ever ever est” sounds like “ever ever rest”, (Everest) you will know what i mean when you watch it, or having watched it.

I recommend this as one of the best Documentaries i have ever watched on Everest, from the haunting music to the detail they have gone into is a must watch!

It remains the pinnacle, the ultimate manifestation of mans eternal quest to conquer the elements. Everest. Since it was first successfully scaled by Edmund Hillary in 1953, scores of adventure seekers have flocked to this climbing Mecca, intent on reaching its towering summit. But Everest is a cruel master, and the prospect of death becomes increasingly real as each expedition edges higher up the mountainside.Join Russell Brice, a New Zealander with over 18 years experience, as he leads a new expedition of Everest climbers each man enduring his own physical and mental struggles in search of personal triumph.


    • Summit Dreams
    • The Gatekeeper
    • To The Summit
    • Into The Death Zone
    • Mutiny On The Mountain
    • The Final Cost

Find the movie here:- Everest Beyond The Limit

Touching the Void

touching the voidTrue story, – Mixing interviews with the real participants and reenactments of the event, this documentary tells the story of a mountain-climbing pair struggling to survive, very well made,

In 1985, Joe Simpson (Brendan Mackey) and Simon Yates (Nicholas Aaron) set out to climb the 21,000 feet Siula Grande – the only mountain in the Peruvian Andes yet to be conquered by man. The pair were young, fit and skillful climbers, confident that they would succeed where others had failed. But following a successful three-and-a-half day ascent, disaster struck!
Find the movie Here:- Touching the Void

There are lots of Everest movies but this new film i recommend if you haven’t seen it already.

Everest 2015 Movie

Everest 2015 movieThis is a Hollywood movie based on true events ……But wait just because its Hollywood ….. Was an awesome movie!, Good to see a climbing film (Hollywood film)  that has done some research, on mountaineering, And the actors were good too. Very well made and i recommend watching.

(Rob Hall – Adventure Consultants camp.) – The story follows experienced mountain guide Robert Hall as he trains and leads an expedition up to the summit of Mount Everest, but a series of misfortunes and severe weather leaves several climbers stranded and forced to fight for their lives as rescue attempts to get to them before they suffocate or freeze to death.

Read more:- On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers (Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin) from two expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.
Find/ Buy the movie Here:- Everest

Best climbing movies / documentaries i recommend, Did you enjoy the list?, Have a climbing / Mountaineering Movie – Documentary you recommend watching? Make a comment below or send me an email. 

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