K2: The Savage Mountain

K2: The Savage Mountain

Documentary about Chris Bonington's expedition to K2 in the Karakoram in May 1978, which set out to conquer the West Ridge of the world's second highest mountain. 

Description

Documentary about Chris Bonington's expedition to K2 in the Karakoram in May 1978, which set out to conquer the West Ridge of the world's second highest mountain. The attempt was abandoned as a result of the death of one of the climbers, Nick Estcourt. Also features Doug Scott, Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker.

Includes rare footage of the 1938 American expedition and of the 1953 and 1975 attempts.

About the Film

Release Date
1979
Duration
0:44
Genres
Mountaineering
Featuring
Chris Bonnington, Nick Estcourt, Doug Scott, Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker
Director
Allen Jewhurst
Producers
Allen Jewhurst
Download Filesize
SD (4:3)
K2: The Savage Mountain

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