In May 2018, three British climbers Malcolm Bass, Paul Figg and Guy Buckingham set out to attempt the first ascent of Janhukot, a mountain buried deep in the heart of the Indian Garwhal Himalaya.

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Janhukot 2018 from Pertex on Vimeo.

Janhukot (6805m) has seen attempts as far back as the 1980s, and is surrounded by some of the jewels of Himalayan summits - Shivling, Meru, Kedar Dome. The film follows the climbers throughout their expedition, as they document their experiences and give an insight into the emotional and physical challenges they encounter throughout their journey. 'Janhukot' explores not just the idea, but the reality that, with some sacrifice and training, ordinary people can do something extraordinary.

n.b. a six part series will follow in the coming weeks, taking you step-by-step through the process of planning and going on an expedition to the Greater Ranges - keep an eye on UKC and the Pertex Website for more details

Malcolm Bass, Guy Buckingham, and Paul Figg, 195 kb

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Really good film. I liked the understatement and down-to-earth comments from the team. Came across as 3 lads from your local club getting out and doing a big mountain; in that sense I think a lot will identify with the...
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