Mutual of Omaha's Spirit of Adventure: Mount Everest - American Firsts (1995)

Genres - Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Travel, Biography  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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Synopsis by Sally Barber

One of the world's best known naturalists, Jim Fowler hosts the 12-volume Mutual of Omaha's Spirit of Adventure series. Co-host and later host of television's Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, Fowler shares his expertise in natural history, conservation, and education in the series title Mount Everest. This video highlights an attempt to place the first American woman on the highest mountain on the planet, Mount Everest, which lies amidst the Himalayan range on the frontier of Tibet and Nepal. Adventure films in the Mutual of Omaha series also include Rafting in Siberia, Whales and Dolphins, and Headhunter's Legacy and more.



expedition, Himalayas, mountain-climbing, mountains, quest