“Sherpa” Focuses On Tension in the 2014 Everest Climbing Season

After a wildly successful film tour, the critically acclaimed documentary Sherpa is coming to the Discovery Channel on April 23.

Sherpa, a documentary about the mountain guides of Mount Everest by Director Jennifer Peedom, set out to uncover tension in the 2014 Everest climbing season from the Sherpas’ point of view and instead captured a tragedy when an avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpas.

The film captures the heartbreaking story of how Sherpa guides banded together through tragedy to face issues among the guides as well as the mountain climbing industry.


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Sherpa (2015) Official Trailer from Felix Media on Vimeo.