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New film by Alastair Lee is Citadel is out. The film is the first real climbing film shot in 4K (not counting amateur filmings with GoPro hero and the like which are also 4K). The flick features Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey, the same team that features in previous film Moonflower .

As in "Moonflower" the guys find themselves again in Alaska but whereas the previous time they were climbing variation to classic MoonflowerMount Hunter4442mNorth sideAK6; VI AI6 M6/Sco 7, 5.9,A32100m, 7-10 days on route this time they visit very little known Neacola Mountains of Aleutian Range. Their target was Northwest ridgeCitadel2597m. Unlike what is normally the case, climbers did not report the details about the climb to keep audience in suspense.

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