Multi award winning series of six climbing films by Peter Mortimer and Nick Rosen.
The first ever ropeless climb of Yosemite's sheer 2,000 foot wall of Half Dome. The longest BASE jump achieved, from the infamous Eiger Nordwand. A tragic expedition to the lost peaks of Western China. These are just a few of the amazing feats and personal journeys featured in the First Ascent Box Set.
First Ascent is Sender Films' groundbreaking 6-part series that takes you to the cutting edge of adventure. Produced over two years on five continents, First Ascent follows the greatest climbers to majestic locations around the globe on their quests to redefine what is possible in the mountains.
The First Ascent box set includes the six half hour films of the series, plus more than an hour of bonus footage, with outtakes, behind the scenes, making-of, trailers and additional climbing, high-lining and BASE jumping scenes.
Big wins at both Telluride Mountainfilm and the Cervino Mountain film Festival have bought the First Ascent series™ total number of festival awards to 12! The series has now garnered more awards than any of our previous productions.
Here is a list of awards so far:
Kendal Mountain Film Festival “ Grand Prize
Boulder Adventure Film Festival “ Best Climbing Film
Telluride MountainFilm “ Charlie Fowler Award
5 Point Film Festival “ Best Of Festival
Wild N Scenic - Most Inspiring Adventure Film
Sheffield Adventure Film Festival “ Best Film
Trento Film Festival “ Best Mountaineering Film
Squamish Mountain Film Festival “ Best Climbing Film
Cervino Cine Mountain Festival “ Best Short Film
NB. Not to be confused with "First Ascent" the single movie DVD also by Sender films which is not included on this set!