The climb retraces the Abruzzi route taken in 1909, the documentary examines the history and geography of the Karakoram mountains while contemplating the risks, rewards and personal nature of exploration. courtesy K2: Siren of the Himalayas, SOURCE
Documentary trailer, featuring alpinists Fabrizio Zangrilli and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner with Jake Meyer, Chris Szymiec, director Dave Ohlson and other climbers. courtesy K2: Siren of the Himalayas, SOURCE
K2 - 2013 climb to Camp 2 courtesy Adrian Hayes, SOURCE
2013 Adrian Hayes: "Camp 2 at 6,600 metres - precarious, windy and cold." courtesy Adrian Hayes, SOURCE
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(Newsdesk) "Nobody goes to the mountains to die, [...] we come here because this is where we feel most truly alive." "The element of danger in alpinism is a hundred present part of the game, as soon as you eliminate the danger it is just every other sport." These are some of the thoughts shared in K2: Siren of the Himalayas. Another K2 season has finished and the 8,611m summit has eluded yet another group of skilled mountaineers. A documentary, K2: Siren of the Himalayas, shows the adventure, peril and serenity of a...