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The 10 Best Movies on Mountain Cimbing

Movies Every Traveler Should Watch

1. Touching the Void (Documentary)

1. Touching the Void (Documentary)

Touching the void is a travel documentary that explores the story of two mountaineers scaling the Siula Grande in the Andes, where one of the mountaineers falls into a 150 feet crevasse.

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3. North Face

3. North Face

Nordwand is an absolutely spectacular movie out of Germany. Based on the true story of Toni Kurz and Andi Hinterstoisser as they attempt to scale the unclimbed North Face of the Eiger.

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4. The Eiger Sanction

4. The Eiger Sanction

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this international intrigue action thriller that takes place on the Swiss Alps.

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5. El Capitan

5. El Capitan

A documentary by Fred Patula set in 1968 about conquering the Nose in Yosemite before climbers had proper equipment is one inspiring tale to watch.

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6. THE SHARP END

6. THE SHARP END

The Sharp End comprises of documented tales of free soloing, high-ball bouldering, hard traditional climbing, and extreme big-wall aid by some of the worlds’ best climbers.

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2. Cold

2. Cold

A terrifyingly intense documentary by Angel Fogel. The documentary comprises of actual footage shot by Richards and acts as clear wake up call to anyone who underestimates nature and bad weather.

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7. 127 HOURS

7. 127 HOURS

The 1.5 hours long nail-biting tale of canyoneer and adventurer Aron Ralston surviving a fall in Blue John Canyon, Utah, and making it back to civilization. Based on a true story.

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8. K2

8. K2

With breathtaking scenery and some of the most awe-inspiring climbing sequences ever captured on film, K2 takes you to the edge of the world - and into the f...

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9. Cliffhanger

9. Cliffhanger

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

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10. Nanga Parbat

10. Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is a 2010 motion picture mountaineering movie about two brothers, Reinhold and Günther Messner, who climbed Nanga Parbat.

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