First Ascent – Alone On The Wall


24min, US, 2009

American Alex Honnold, arguably the world’s best free-solo climber, tackles a 600-metre rock face in Yosemite National Park, California – with no protection or ropes in sight. 

One element of Sender Films’ six-part First Ascent series, it won the Grand Prize and Best Climbing Film at last year’s Kendal Mountain Film Festival.

WHEN: Tonight, tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday – 8pm; Saturday and Sunday – 3pm
WHERE: Memorial Hall, Queenstown
PRICES: Single session: Adult $25, Youth (five to 17 years) $18, Double pass: (any short + long combo) Adult $46, Youth $32
TICKETS: Ticket Direct –; i-Site Visitor Info Centre, Shotover St; Queenstown Events Centre, ph 450 9005 (door sales subject to availability)