Reaching the Crest (L’Affront des cimes)

Canada, 2017, 11 mins.
Directed by Florence Pelletier and Caroline Côté

Monique, a Canadian alpinist, heads back to the mountains after the loss of her good friend during a storm on the peak of Mount Rainier. This is an intensely felt and emotionally honest film about the difficulty, dangers, and glorious redemption of mountaineering.