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| THREE STEPS INTO WONDER|
Three alpinists share their views. Erhard Loretan, 47, is one of the greatest mountain-climbers of all times. He can boast that he has reached the top of most of the world’s highest mountains; Ueli Steck, 28, is one of the best contemporary climbers, both on rock and on ice; Simon Anthamatten, 23, is the young promise of Swiss alpinism.
Version: Italian-French-German-English | Length: 25' | Year of production: 2006
| G4: A RIDGE BETWEEN THE PAST AND WAR |
Gasherbrum 4: a peak of almost 8’000 m (26’000 ft.) in the Karakoram Himalayas. Kurt Diemberger, a very popular european climber and writer, called it “one of the most difficult mountains on earth”.
Version: Italian | Length: 68' | Year of production: 2002
| From snow to sand|
Every journey has a beginning and an end. On this occasion the adventure concludes in Nevanche the last leg of the long, two-month skiing expedition, which sees Mauro Girardi and Paolo Tassi trekking on their telemark skis from Austria to the Maritime Alps.
Version: Italian | Length: 52' | Year of production: 1999
Verticale is a series of eight episodes of 45 minutes each, edited by Fulvio Mariani and Alberto Eisenhardt. Verticale is dedicated to the Alpine chain and comprises a survey of human profiles, amazing scenery and extraordinary events that can be traced back to the world of mountaineering, rock climbing, skiing, speleology, canyoning, etc.
Version: Italian, French | Length: 8x45' | Year of production: 1998
| On the crown of the Dolomites|
In Italy, Pietro Dal Pra is one of the best known mountain climbers of the last 10 years. This documentary shows him climbing the Bed D’Aja, in the Dolomites of the Ampezzo region.
Version: Italian | Length: 26' | Year of production: 1998
| The man of wood|
Mauro Corona lives in Erto, in the valley of Vajont. A keen mountaineer, a brilliant writer and the happy protagonist of unforgettable parties and lively discussions with friends.
Version: Italian | Length: 42' | Year of production: 1995
| The dizzy height's knights|
The programme presents a page in the history of alpinism narrated by the best climbers of the past four decades. The three peaks of Lavaredo, in the Dolomites, feature the largest concentration of impressive overhangs in the Alpine range.
Version: Italian, French | Length: 50' | Year of production: 1990
The first ascent on the Cerro Torre (3128m) in solitary and one day. November 26th, 1985. Late in the afternoon, Marco Pedrini attempted his descent.
Version: Italian | Length: 38' | Year of production: 1986