Chris Bonington - one of the great mountaineers of the second half of the twentieth century - retraces the stories and adventures of a lifetime exploring and climbing the world’s mountains. “It feels like I’m still there…” explains Bonington, remembering those mountains and moments still so vivid and present in his mind. This is the starting point for a journey and a reflection that embraces the deepest, most noble but also contradictory sentiments of this mountaineer and man. His love for his wife and children, his decision to live for and from mountaineering, his friendships, the conquests but also the pain of the loss of so many friends become the story, touching and sincere, of a unique experience and research that never ends, just like all great passions.

Chris Bonington - uno dei più grandi alpinisti della seconda metà del ‘900 - ripensa alla storia e alle avventure di una vita passata ad esplorare e scalare le montagne di tutto il mondo. “Mi sembra di essere ancora lì…” dice Bonington ricordando quelle montagne e quei momenti ancora così vivi e presenti. E’ lo spunto per un viaggio e una riflessione che abbraccia i sentimenti più profondi e nobili ma anche contraddittori del suo essere alpinista e uomo. Così l’amore per la moglie e i figli, la sua scelta di vivere di e per l’alpinismo, le amicizie, le conquiste ma anche la sofferenza per la perdita di tanti amici diventano il racconto, commovente e sincero, di un’esperienza e una ricerca unica che non può avere fine, come le grandi passioni.

Directed by Vinicio Stefanello
Cinematography by Francesco Mansutti - Raffaella Rivi
Editing by Francesco Mansutti, Studio Due
Executive producer
General manager and translation by Nicholas Hobley
Production Comune di Courmayeur - Centro Servizi Courmayeur srl
Additional images and footage Chris Bonington Archive
Music: Hold on by Tony Anderson, Dreamlife by Tony Anderson (, Painting Emotions by Gregor F. Narholz (
Special Thanks: Grivel

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