Directed by Kevin Macdonald. With Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron. The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Simon Yates, author of The Wild Within, The Flame of Adventure and Against the Wall. Climber, Mountaineer and Adventurer.He was Joe Simpson's partner on the Siula Grande west face climb(1985) subject of "Touching the Void" the book written by Simpson.Yates later lead successfull expiditions to Laila Peak (6985m) and Nemeka in Pakistan and a successful summit of Lenin Peak (7134m) in 2009.