The Wildest Dream

  • 2009
  • 1 HR 34 MIN
  • PG

When George Mallory was asked in 1923 why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, his response became the stuff of legend: “Because it’s there.” To many, Mallory’s words seem to reflect the bold tenacity of a born adventurer, but there’s another side to his famous statement. Climbing mountains is not a casual hobby, and while it’s tough and risky today,...read more

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A mystery is explored by examining the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.

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