One of the worlds top climbers, Dave MacLeod, sets out to climb St. John's head, a treacherous sea cliff, all in a single day.
|Synopsis||St. John's head on the Island of Hoy is a wild and remote 1150 foot sea cliff. It was first climbed in 1970 by climber and poet Ed Drummond together with Oliver Hill. They took 7 days to climb the cliff, sleeping on ledges and in hammocks along the way. Now, 40 years later, one of the world's top climbers, Dave MacLeod, sets out to climb the cliff in a single day, finishing with a new desperately hard final pitch up the headwall. Macleod's historic new climb, The Longhope Route Direct (E11), is captured close-up with the latest HD cameras and contrasted with the challenges of Drummond's first ascent through interviews and archive material. The film also follows Drummond, now in his late sixties and suffering from Parkinsons disease, as he makes a pilgrimage back to St. John's Head to look upon the route one last time.|
|Genres||Climbing Documentaries, Rock Climbing|
|Athletes||Dave MacLeod, Andy Turner, Ed Drummond, Oliver Hill, John Arran, Dave Turnbull, Michael Tweedley|
|Studio||Hot Aches Productions|
|Running Time||57 minutes|
|Audio Language||English | Stereo|
|Streaming Resolution||HD | 1920x1080|
|Download Resolution||SD | 852x480|
|Additional Features||Chapter Markers|
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