A Life Ascending

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By Stephen Grynberg
Category Film Reviewed byEd Douglas
Date Sunday, 27 February 2011
Rating Rating 4 out of 5

A beautifully shot and moving flm about the lives of mountain guide Ruedi Beglinger and his family in British Columbia's Selkirks, and the fateful day in 2003 when seven people died on a ski trip he was leading.

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From Kendal to Wakefield

Posted by Ed Douglas at 10.04 AM

November is the month of festivals, crammed into what was traditionally world mountaineering’s most useless month, although these days that’s no longer true, especially in Nepal. A longstanding book project was therefore put on hold so I could disappear to Banff as part of the book prize jury and to interview Yvon Chouinard, finish some writing assignments and then go to Kendal having digested this year’s short list for the Boardman Tasker so I could interview the authors – which was a great pleasure for me, if not for ...
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