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Camp II, on Andy Kirkpatrick, Aleks Gamme and Tormod Granheim’s first winter ascent of Suser gjennom Harryland, Troll Wall, Romsdal, Norway, January 2013. [Photo] Andy Kirkpatrick

Back in the 1990s, a dirty, great and groaning wall cast its spell on British alpinist Andy Kirkpatrick. But after four sketchy attempts, he began to run out of partners for a winter ascent on Norway’s Trollveggen. The solution? In vite a couple of skiers who have no idea what lies ahead.