Climbing Higher – and Films

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Image from the film Climbing Higher

Image from the film Climbing Higher

From hundreds of entries submitted to the Festival, join us for a mixed program of films. 



Related Films

The Alchemist

The Alchemists

10 Mins
Explore the creative process and motivations of Blake Jorgenson, one of skiing's most enigmatic photographers.
Year: 
2015
Country: 
Canada
Director: 
Leigh Powis
Kevin Landry
Patrick Henry
Producer: 
Blake Jorgenson
Kevin Landry
Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy

Douglas Tompkins Wild Legacy

16 Mins
Douglas Tompkins was a world-renowned adventurer, entrepreneur, and conservationist. Wild Legacy tells the story of Doug’s incredible life, his lasting impact on the wild landscapes of Patagonia, and the Tompkins Conservation team’s efforts to continue his audacious mission.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
James Q Martin
Chris Cresci
Producer: 
Alison Kelman
Production Company: 
Q Media
Northbound

Northbound

11 Mins
Four skaters head north above the Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand and pastel skies. The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies and one ephemeral miniramp.
Year: 
2015
Country: 
Norway
Director: 
Jorn Nyseth Ranum
Producer: 
Anders Graham
Production Company: 
Turbin Film AS
Trail Angel

Trail Angel

6 Mins
Many people look to the outdoors to find peace of mind. For Paul Stiffler, better known as Ponytail Paul, the Appalachian Trail and its thru-hikers have been the therapeutic force needed to turn his life around. Paul has taken on a role as “Trail Angel” to help thru-hikers on their 2,186-mile journey and help himself find a new sense of purpose in the process.
Year: 
2016
Country: 
United States
Director: 
Ryan Heffernan
Grayson Schaffer
Producer: 
Anna Callaghan
Production Company: 
Talweg Creative
Climbing Higher

Climbing Higher

100 Mins
Czech climber Radek Jaroš' story is one of determination and of overcoming shared and personal limits. It is also the story of compromise and of the price paid to achieve every mountain climber's dream: ascending the Crown of the Himalayas, the world's 14 tallest mountains.
Year: 
2015
Country: 
Czech Republic
Director: 
David Calek
Producer: 
Richard Nemec
Production Company: 
Verbascum s.r.o.