National Geographic: Return to Everest (1984)

Genres - Culture & Society, Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Anthropology, Natural Environments  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Brought to video by National Geographic, this educational tape is a return to the once unthinkable summit of Mount Everest. Starring the original cast members from 30 years prior -- climbing legend Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa companion, Tenzing Norgay -- this documentary examines there return to the glory years with a detailed account of the original and subsequent conquest. Included is a rare look into the culture of the people of Kungbu, Nepal, and the noble relationship that exists between these two courageous pioneers. Additional highlights include footage of the 1953 historic ascent that sent a message to the world of no mountain too high.

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conquest, danger, hiking, mountains, rock-climbing, mountain-climbing