Mt Chongtar 7440m

Mt Chongtar expedition, 1994, at 7440m this was one of the highest unclimbed mountains on earth. The small team comprised Greg Mortimer, Colin Monteath and Lucas Trihey.

Filmed-for-TV sporting events

Test of the Toughest was a sports series where we were involved with course design, rigging and safety. These Kellogs Ironmen are just about to start a 120m abseil down the slabs at Booroomba Rocks in the ACT.

Film crew support since 1994

We’ve been working with film and TV crews since the 90s when we worked with Imax film maker John Weiley for a couple of months filming in the Blue Mountains, NSW.

mapping department news

ESS now produces high resolution topo maps with UTM coordinates and a custom overlay of the event course, marshal locations and other details. This sample snippet is for the Running Wild Narrowneck 20km Night Run on Saturday.

Feb 2014 NHK Japan film crew in Kanangra Canyon

ESS is supporting a film crew from NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster while they make a doco on the geology and nature of Blue Mountains Canyons. Director of Photography Hidekazu Sasaki gets a long shot of the canyon film crew on the first two abseils of Kanangra Main canyon.