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Reviews by climbers, for climbers! This resource needs YOUR input. Please take the time to review the climbing books and movies you're familiar with. If the media is not below, just add it.

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Fiction    Push For The Summit

*** VD Cliff Hanger - (Action, R) Sly Stallone and his bolt gun run amuck.
** VD Into Thin Air: Death on Everest - (Drama, PG) Made for TV movie of the Jon Krakauer book by the same title.
**** VD K2 - (Thriller) Two climbers join an ascent on K2
** VD Vertical Limit - (Action, PG) K2 & Nitroglycerin don't mix.

Narratives    Push For The Summit

**** BK Climbing Free - My Life in the Vertical World. Lynn Hill Autobiography.
**** BK Epic - Stories Of Survival From World's Highest Peaks
**** BK Australian Expeditions - Get inside the skull of Andrew Lindblade
**** BK Facing Up - 23 year old Briton reaches Everest summit
*** BK Into Thin Air - A Personal Account of the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster
*** BK Australian One Step Beyond - Bushwalker and climber, Warren meets with tradedgy.
***** BK This Game of Ghosts - Climber Joe Simpson reveals a lifetime of flirtation with danger
**** BK Australian Totem Pole, The - Devestating accident while climbing Tasmania's famous sea stack.
***** BK Touching the Void - The Harrowing First Person Account Of One Man's Miraculous Survival
*** BK View from the Summit - The life story of Sir Edmund Hillary. Autobiography

Non-Fiction    Push For The Summit

**** VD A Day In The Life - (Doco) The life of 5 women climbers
*** VD Australian A Summer in the Southern Alps - Vaughan and the RMIT crew take on various peaks in NZ.
** VD Climb - (Doco) America's top rock climbers in Hueco Tanks, The Diamond, Tennesse Wall, etc.
***** VD Contact - (Doco) Bouldering at New Zealand's Castle Hill
**** DV Dosage (Volume 1) - (Doco) High-end sport climbing & bouldering
**** DV Everest (IMAX) - (Doco) Follows the IMAX team's ascent of Everest in 96
**** DV Front Range Freaks - (Doco) A varied film following some of Colorados top climbers.
***** VD Hard Grit - (Doco) British climbing the gritstone edges of the Pennines
***** VD Australian Hard Way To The Top, The - (Doco) Mt Buffalo granite aid climbs, Ozymandias and Lord Gum Tree
**** VD Australian Harder Than Everest - (Doco) Aussies and Americans tag the 2nd ascent of Gasherbrum IV
*** VD Masters of Stone 4 - Pure Force - (Doco) Climbing & BASE jumping in Yosemite, California, Spain, etc.
**** VD Masters Of Stone 5 - (Doco) Speed-Soloing, High-Ball Bouldering, Female Freesoloing, Blind Crack Climbing, Slacklining, Rope Freefalling
**** VD Painted Spider - (Doco) Rock climbing in the 90s. Long free routes, sport climbing, competetion climbing, bouldering, soloing.
**** DV Pitch Sorbet - (Doco) Short film on Ice Climbing from Petzl Charlet Moser
***** VD Rampage - (Doco) Follow Sharma, Carrion and friends on an outrageous two month bouldering spree .
***** BK Australian Rock Climbing In Australia - Stunning coffee table book of photographs
*** VD Rock: The Soul of the Climbing Experience - (Doco) Rock & Ice climbing and bouldering in America, Italy, France, Germany and Slovakia
***** DV Salathe - Blood Sweat And Bagels - (Doco) Free Climbing The Salathe Wall on El Capital, Yosemite.
**** DV Splitter - An Apline Rockumentary. Shipton Spire, Lotus Flower Tower, Cerro Poincenot.
**** DV Stick It - (Doco) Shows the UK bouldering scene.
**** DV The Locals - Bouldering Across Europe

Instructional    Push For The Summit

**** VD Australian Anchoring & Setting Up Top Ropes - (Doco) Instructions for top roping
*** VD Art Of Leading, The - (Doco) Describes strategies for safe and successful multi-pitch rock climbing
*** BK Flash Training - How to Rock Climb Series
*** VD Hazards of Avalanche & Crevasse - (Doco) UK guides step us through beginers practices
*** VD Australian Moving Over Plastic - (Doco) Improve climbing performance through indoor climbing
*** DV Pro Tips Volume One - Professional climbers share their tricks of the trade.
**** VD Rock Climbing Skills: The Basics & Beyond - (Doco) Basic equipment and techniques, hand, foot and body control, etc.
***** BK Australian Rockclimbing: Getting Started - Instructional book for beginner climbers.
***** BK Self-Rescue - How to Rock Climb Series

118 of 173 books, 124 of 200 movies reviewed. 548 total reviews.

 

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