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FRI NIGHT VID: Lunag Ri with David Lama and Conrad Anker

This week's Friday Night Video is a documentary about David Lama and Conrad Anker's attempts to climb Lunag Ri (6907m), on the border of Tibet and Nepal. The pair first set out to summit the unclimbed peak in 2016, although had to retreat just shy of the summit. A year later they returned, but despite outstanding conditions and the cumulative knowledge from the previous trip, Himalayan peaks have a habit of biting back...



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Fair question. Maybe setup a ledge, ab off, rest, then climb back up to it, rest, and then go for the summit? David seemed unprepared for a high bivi, when Conrad seemed up for it but then agreed to go down. Davids...
Great film. To see top alpinists of two generations at their limit on a strikingly beautiful unclimbed peak is fascinating, inspiring, scary, and thought-provoking. I nearly had a heart attack watching the climbing...
Great film, incredible climbing and amazing quality especially in the distance shots. I did wonder though, aside from Conrads heart attack, maybe they would have had a summit if they set up at least a reasonably stocked...
I occasionally think I'd be good at hard climbing in the himalayas. That film confirms to me that I wouldn't. David Lama must be a contender for the best all rounder in the world. How many people doing that sort of...
Thoroughly enjoyable and captivating video, thanks. The climbing sequences were mind blowing - what an immensely challenging route! Top class high altitude mountaineering. Great to see Lama and Anker in climbing...
Great video with amazing footage.Really captured the brutal side of cutting edge high altitude mountaineering.nerve wracking viewing at times.Great effort from David and Conrad and glad they both lived to fight another...

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