Alastair Lee recently launched the trailer to his new film but the images tell their own story.
The 2013 film, Last Great Climb from Alastair Lee is set to be the 'epic to end all mountain epics'. Check out our interview with Alastair Lee to find out why.
The team heads towards the NE ridge of Ulvetanna in Antarctica'a Queen Maud Land. The film documents an attempt to make the first ascent of the ridge by climbers Leo Houlding, Jason Pickles and Sean 'Stanley' Leary. "It is the masterpiece of the range, like a fantasy mountain," says Lee.
Filmmaker Alastair Lee in Antarctica for the Last Great Climb
Sean 'Stanley' Leary takes the lead on the stunning Ulvetanna, Antarctica. The mountain was first climbed by a Norwegian team, via the west face, in 1994.
The team take advantage of clear weather to relax and enjoy some sun, although it remains brutally cold.
The team holes up for the night as an Antarctic storm batters the tents.
Leo Houlding takes the lead on a stunning dihedral on Ulvetanna.
One of Britain's most engaging climbers, Leo is a rock specialist who has made first ascents all over the world. "He only knows how to go for it," says Lee.
In an ice cave carved out as an emergency shelter at advanced base camp below the wall, Leo and Stanley enjoy some 'chilling'.
The North East ridge of Ulvetanna in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica is one of the most impressive lines anywhere on the planet.
The climb offered outrageously exposed climbing on the NE ridge with spectacular views across Antarctica.
Where's the Turkey? Sean 'Stanley' Leary, Jason Pickles and Leo Houlding pull crackers and get the Champagne out on Christmas Day 2012.
The toll from days spent battling raging winds, temperatures as low as -25 degrees and difficult climbing without gloves begin to show on Leo Houlding.