Climbing through Everest's Khumbu Glacier

this dangerous climb is documented with a helmet cam.

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-10 1. imagic commented 11 years ago

looks,,errrr,, cold to me :)
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+17 2. slayer_x911 commented 11 years ago

Well, I'd be shitting ice cubes if i was one of them.. respect.
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+10 3. DarthYoda commented 11 years ago

one wrong movement, and you're pretty much done for...
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+3 4. Xionbox (moderator) commented 11 years ago

Amazing footage! Do you see all the pollution on the top of the mountains? You start to see a lot starting 3:20 . Snow is supposed to be white ;-)
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+3 5. KikooStyle commented 11 years ago

Why these people have a so strong will to die young ? :S

Beauty of nature ?
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+12 6. ozmasood commented 11 years ago

after watching this, you might think im crazy...but Mt.Everest is only rated as the 9th most dangerous mountain to climb.

the No.1 spot goes to Mt.Annapurna, also in Nepal, with the highest fatality rate.

No.2 is K2, in Pakistan, which also the second highest peak in the world and is considered the most technically difficult mountain to climb.

No.3 is Nanga Parbat, also in Pakistan. also known as 'The Man Eater'

....imagine what these mountains must be like :|
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+5 7. imagic commented 11 years ago

#(removed comment), and what did you mean to say ? "i don''t have anything to say about the vid so i will post a dumbshit note about someone else ? " >:)
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+10 8. stylnjj84 commented 11 years ago

Piece of cake..Show me the video of the people that had to install them ladders and then were talkin!
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+4 9. YetiGrowl commented 11 years ago

#6 the north side of everest is less difficulty than the south side shown here just for the khumbu icefall. i'd like to see how the south side is rated to these other mountains.
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+3 10. zxoxz commented 11 years ago

Lots of rope...I wonder how they retrieve the ladders & rope after they have gone on or down a shear cliff???
They should melt a path through the bottom of the glacier all the way through, then they could get up without danger!!!
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+3 11. NotFirst commented 11 years ago

#3, Hence the safety lines.(But, yes I agree) #4, not pollution, just dirt. (looks like it, but not) At times there will be littering, as in 2:10

Most nerve racking: 2:01
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+1 12. CrackrJak commented 11 years ago

I'll wait till they build a ski-lift
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+1 13. Natan_el_Tigre commented 11 years ago

I can't wait to see part two of when they actually rescue the stranded global warming researchers! But really, they should just use a helicopter next time.
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+2 14. Nuntchakou commented 11 years ago

The Pass of Caradhras seems more difficult :) I heard that there team leader's name was Gandalf. ;)

Seriously, I'd like to see the whole video in full HD 3D !!
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+1 15. YetiGrowl commented 11 years ago

litter is usually oxygen tanks or dead bodies. they have started a program for sherpas to earn extra money for every oxygen tank they bring back down from the summit.
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+2 16. Denaro commented 11 years ago

was that a body at 2:10? that whole thing is so damn intense...
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-4 17. badboy007 commented 11 years ago

#7 you did the same thing retard
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+4 18. scolch commented 11 years ago

respect to the sherpas
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+2 19. YetiGrowl commented 11 years ago

#13 helicopters can't fly at that altitude...it's been done there once (maybe more i'm not aware of), but some have crashed trying.
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+2 20. lockandload commented 11 years ago

#16 i think it is a snowman :P
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+2 21. dave9191 commented 11 years ago

wait... they have ladders up on Everest?
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+1 22. c3llz commented 11 years ago

#21. not just, but by the looks of it they had a few hard wear shops >:)
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0 23. KrejziKure commented 11 years ago

You have to be in top shape both mentally and physically to cross this stage...and a bit crazy!!!
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+6 24. Mourialaid commented 11 years ago

(i) Each week I climb the Mount Royal in Montréal to train myself for Everest. Once Everest done, I'll post the video here.