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Ode to Sagarmatha part 2

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Published on Sep 26, 2011

Indian Army Everest Expedition 2001: Ode to Sagarmatha

Not another Everest expedition, you would say! But this footage has unique and interesting footage, and sub-stories. We have footage on the visually-impaired climber who summitted this summer. We have footage of Babu Chherri Sherpa, who climbed Everest eleven times before he died, a few days after our interview. He also holds the record for the fastest ascent of Everest (under 17 hours!) and the maximum length of time spent at the summit (some 21 hours!). A lot of similar interesting stories, apart from the main storyline of the Army ascent of Everest, which resulted in eleven climbers atop the summit. Shot on Digi Beta and three 3 DV cameras, between March and June 2001. Over 40 hours of footage!

Meta-data: aerial Himalaya mountain helicopter sky Everest K-2 Karakoram Kanchenjunga Nepal India snow winter cold hill peak pinnacle pinacle slope ice tongue river frost-bite summit snow-cap ice-cap glacier glacial path arial trek george mallory K2 kangchenjunga sikkim west bengal nepal chomolongma sagarmatha roof world aerial air flight delhi kathmandu paro bhutan mount mt. hillary step tenzing sherpa george mallory hunt geographic national mapping survey of estate

This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of
Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The
Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast
imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for
licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We are happy to be
commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production
solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia
to the world... Reach us at wfi @ vsnl.com and admin@wildfilmsindia.com.

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