Sender Films, the makers of awesome climbing, mountaineering, and outdoor adventure videos has put together movie called First Ascent that is receiving all kinds of critical acclaim. The film follows some of the best rock climbers in the World as the go for “first ascents” on some of the toughest unclimbed rock faces anywhere on Earth. The film jumps from the Himalayas, to Thailand, and Black Canyon and more. The film has won several awards at the Barry Corbet Film Festival and the Telluride Adventure Film Festival as well. Check out the trailer for this excellent looking film here.
I haven’t had the chance to see this DVD yet, but I’ve heard it’s amazing, and judging from the trailer, it looks like quite a ride. Christmas is right around the corner, so this might make a great stocking stuffer for the Climber on your list. I think I might just ask Santa for a copy of my own.
Update: It looks like First Ascent is up for another award at this weekends Tahoe Film Festival as well.
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