The filmmaker Guillaume Broust accompanies the Swiss climber Cédric Lachat through five tough multi-pitch routes on peaks and mountain ranges steeped in history. Swissway to Heaven combines Lachat's sporting excellence with the voices of the first climbers and developments in mountaineering.
Switzerland is a paradise for Multi-pitch climbing and at the same time the home of many gifted climbers. Cédric Lachat is one of them. The climbing pro has set himself five alpine multi-pitch classics: Yeah man (330m, 8b+) at the guestless, Zahir (300m. 8b+) on the Wendenstocks, Odyssey (1400m, 8a+) on the Eiger, Flight (500m. 8c) in Lauterbrunnen as well Wogue (250m. 8c) in the Rätikon. Guillaume Broust connects in Swissway to Heaven the huge Effort Lachats with exciting information about the first climbers and the development of climbing. A must see.
Video: Swissway to Heaven with Cédric Lachat
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Credits: Cover picture Marc Daviet