Vertical Ice: The Spirit of Guy Lacelle
The film Vertical Ice: The Spirit of Guy Lacelle, dedicated to the Canadian ice climbing guru who died in 2009.
In December 2009 Guy Lacelle, one of the world's leading ice climbers, perished in an avalanche. This film in his honour is a journey of discovery and exploration, both of the man himself and the raw beauty of his most inspired winter climbs, told from the perspective of some of the best ice climbers in the world today such as Will Gadd, Quentin Roberts, Ines Papert, Maciek Ciesielski, Paul Mcsorley. Including archival footage from the infancy of the sport, this documentary honours the spirit of 54-year-old Guy Lacelle.