The Eden runs for 90 miles from Hell Gill in Mallerstang, through Carlisle to the Solway Coast in North West Cumbria. It passes ancient stone circles such as Long Meg, hermit caves in Langwathby and Wetheral, through deep sandstone gorges and numerous town and villages. It’s course takes in some of the most beautiful but little known places in Cumbria. Polar opposite to many of the mountain crags of the Lake District, Armathwaite is often over-looked but is a valuable resource to the local climbing community.
Eden is a film that celebrates the beauty of the valley, the particular but pleasing nature of it’s climbing, those pioneers who committed their time to future development and close relationships forged at the base of the routes. And cutting through the modern cacophony of numbers and objectives and ‘look at me’s’, I hope it can serve as a fitting tribute to a much loved and humble man, Jeff Lamb.
About the Film
16 December 2015
23 November 2015