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    OR Report: 'The Wildest Dream' Screened on Eve of Opening

    The National Geographic film The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest opens nationwide Friday, and it drew enthusiastic reviews from a preview audience that packed Salt Lake City’s Clark Planetarium IMAX Theater Monday night on the eve of the summer Outdoor Retailer trade show. The thought-provoking documentary follows climber Conrad Anker’s quest to recreate the 1924 Mount Everest summit attempt by English mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine and whether or not the two climbers had the ...

    Posted by T.D. Wood on August 3, 2010 3:45 PM & Tagged conrad anker, george mallory, mt. everest and the wildest dream | permalink | Comments

    Conrad Anker Discusses "The Wildest Dream" Movie

    fileI had a chance to chat with mountaineer Conrad Anker last week about The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest, the new documentary film that recreates his dramatic 1999 discovery of British climber George Mallory's body on Mt. Everest. The 1920s Mallory saga remains enigmatic after all of these years, and the film offers a compelling retelling of the story complete with amazing high-altitude footage and some modern CGI movie magic. Q: How many trips to Mt. Everest did it take for you to make this ...

    Posted by Steve T on July 22, 2010 11:29 AM & Tagged Everest, conrad anker, george mallory, khumbu climbing centre, mountaineering, movie and the wildest dream | permalink | Comments

    The Wildest Dream

    fileIf you even remotely like adventure, the outdoors or history, The Wildest Dream is going to keep you pinned to your seat for a couple of hours. National Geographic has really made a beautiful documentary about the tallest and most famous mountain in the world, Everest, and the people who have coveted its summit: specifically George Mallory, with the modern exploration led by Conrad Anker (The North Face sponsored athlete). This trailer is the first of many we will be pushing out over the next ...

    Posted by KG_old on June 25, 2010 1:40 PM & Tagged film, mountaineering and the wildest dream | permalink | Comments

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