The Wildest Dream - PG
George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest. He was last seen 800 feet below the summit in 1924, before the clouds rolled in and he disappeared into legend. His death stunned the world. 75 years later, climber Conrad Anker’s life became intertwined with Mallory’s after finding his frozen body with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit. Haunted by Mallory’s story, Conrad Anker returns to Everest with British climbing prodigy and Cumbrian resident Leo Houlding to unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance in the The Wildest Dream.
Screened to complement the current exhibition in our Gallery, Being Human on Base Camp.