First Ascent: The Series • 23m
Climber Stanley Leary and his two friends venture across South America to the wild peaks of Patagonia on a journey of the heart. Their mission: to attempt a first ascent, and spread the ashes of Stanley's lover Roberta from the summit, thus granting her dying wish.
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