A DIY classic on the dark art of free climbing.
The British Mountaineering Council wanted some sharable films to get across some ideas about how climbers behave in the countryside. I came up with this idea and directed the film, along with cameraman and editor Ben Pritchard, muse Dan Middleton and the main cat, Gus the Dog.
When I was climbing Everest I was lucky enough to discover Sie Edmund Mallory's camera, lost in 1928. When I developed the film I was surprised to find this.
My ten minutes of fame. This was me on the BBC's prime-time The One Show talking about a climb the presenter was doing. I appear after about six minutes.