Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2019
Festival at a glance
Before It Falls
The Totem Pole has captured the imaginations, blood, sweat and tears of the world’s greatest climbers. When their efforts have come and gone the rock, the precarious Totem Pole, is all that endures.
An all action cinematic spectacular, revelling in the UK’s golden age of bouldering.
Link Sar West
Getting caught in a storm high up on the mountain in 2014 with Kevin Mahoney and finally tagging the West summit in 2015 with Andrew Houseman.
In the far north of America's heartland sandstone walls erupt from the icy waters of an inland sea to form one of the largest concentrations of climbable ice in North America.
Obsession: Tom Randall
For Tom, climbing is all consuming, but this hasn't always been the case.
Devotion: Libby Peter
Devotion explores what it means to live a life slightly less ordinary, and how climbing has shaped the life of one of the UK's most respected climbers.
Shauna and Pete go crack climbing!
Pete Whittaker takes Shauna for a crash course in crack climbing - and not everything goes to plan...
Down to Nothing
This harrowing expedition pushed a group of mountaineers to the mental and physical brink; carving them Down To Nothing.
Bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki. Their objective: to put up a first ascent on the south face of the Poumaka Tower. They somehow endure blood, sweat, and tears as the team climbs through mud and fear, into the unknown.
Scenes From The Green
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the first person to walk up to a wall with no established climbing routes anywhere in site?
Riders on the Storm
Mayan Smith-Gobat joins German alpinist Ines Papert to attempt to free "Riders on the Storm".
Jump on board a madcap sailing adventure to the biggest rock walls in the Arctic Circle with a team of elite climbers as zany as they are talented.
Boys In The Bugs
Matt Segal and Will Stanhope have spent a decade climbing the world's hardest cracks. Now they travel deep into the Canadian wilderness to the infamous Bugaboo Mountains where they are looking for the ultimate next-level crack climb.
Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner
Doing it Scared
18 years after a catastrophic accident which left him with hemiplegia, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.
Two friends tell a gripping story of risk, success, and terrifying failure, in the rarely-seen alpine wilderness on Baffin Island