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Le Pilier du Contrevant

In the vastness of Antarctica, the wind takes over. Excessive, playful, combative. Between the storms there can be enough of a lull for those that try to tame it. Towed by their wings, four members of the Group* find themselves at the foot of an impressive challenge, a 750 m bow emerging from the ice. Will it be possible to leave a track to the summit? An account of icy poetry and whimsical climbing. *...

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Yukon, a white dream

Passionate about photography and the cold, wildlife photographer Jérémie Villet travels alone through the white landscapes of the northern hemisphere armed with his pulka and telephoto lens, looking for animals that live in extreme cold. During an expedition in the Canadian North, Jérémie is about to explore the wild and extreme Yukon region, with the ultimate goal of photographing the legendary...

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Basalt Island

For the past twenty years, a small rock lost in the Indian Ocean has been home to a community of prolific and incredibly successful climbers (both in the natural environment and on international competition circuits). We travel to meet them on Reunion Island. We try to understand how they were able to transform what, at first sight seems to be a weakness (heat, humidity, often grainless rock,...

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Throughout the 70’s, pioneers explored the most breathtaking mountains in the Alps and Himalayas; 45 years later, the same passion remains intact and alpine skiers decide to return in the foosteps of their ancestors.  Their goal is to reach an altitude of 8000m with their skis, and ski the 1975 French route of 1975. Their ancestors watch over them, their songs carrying them to the border...

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On February 2, 2021, renowned polar explorer Vincent Colliard and his partner Caroline Côté, an adventure filmmaker and ultra-marathon athlete, began a winter crossing of Svalbard’s vast and rugged territory. Completely autonomous for more than two months and over a distance in excess of 1,000km, they had to use strength, daring and endurance in order to achieve the objective they had set themselves:...

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The Process

Tom Randall is a rock climber known for his commitment to training and the courageous and, at times, outrageous challenges he sets himself. This time, Tom has set his mind on becoming proficient and efficient in the sport of fell running and combining this with his love of climbing fast and free. He has a madcap idea to try and complete the previously un-attempted Lakes Classic Rock Challenge and...

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