Friday, August 6, 2010

Traversing the Khumbu Icefall

I saw this on the Adventure Blog the other day.

This excellent video captures the experience of crossing the infamous Khumbu Icefall from the perpective of the climber.

The video was shot with a helmet-mounted camera as climbers passed over the Khumbu glacier just above Base Camp on Mt. Everest this past spring:


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sorry...these people are nuts. It's one thing to challenge yourself physically. But when you can look down a crevice and see dead bodies, something should tell you to turn around. You have to ask yourself, is the risk worth it?