The Quest: Everest
An extraordinary quest to deeper understand and climb the most legendary mountain in the world, while revealing the remarkable culture, history and nature of Nepal. This one -of-a-kind film begins with an exploration of the mysterious South Asian capital city of Kathmandu, before heading to the Himalayan village of Lukla nestled 9400 feet / 2865 meters up in the majestic Khumbu Valley. And though there are no roads that lead to Lukla, it is the starting point for most Mt. Everest expeditions in Nepal and where we begin our spectacular 9 day trek to Everest Base Camp. Upon arriving and settling in at the base of the most iconic mountain in the world, we are immersed in unique stories and bare witness to what it really takes to climb + survive for 43 more grueling days at 17,500 feet / 5334 meters and above in order to try to reach the daunting 29,032 foot / 8849 meter Summit of Planet Earth.
Director/Writer: Alex Harz