TV: Endeavour – Everest

As the first part of a three part series (all filmed by Leo Dickinson I think) the documentary following the descent of the Dudh Kosi in kayaks. Enjoy.

“In 1976 a British expedition made mountaineering history, becoming the first kayakers to descend the Dudh Kosi river that runs off Mount Everest. High in the Himalayas, and at incredible speed, six Olympic-class canoeists battled with white water over rocks, waterfalls and treacherous whirlpools. As they struggled to negotiate a 30-pound canoe over a river with 30mph waterfalls, the threat of capsizing was ever present. Winner of over 25 international awards, this is a story of teamwork, bravery and individual brilliance”

Also DVD available to purchase here: (The DVD has bonus material if memory serves me correct)