Video: Annapurna III—Unclimbed

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A 12-minute documentary about the 2016 expedition to the Himalayas of Nepal led by David Lama together with Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel. Join the team in their feelings of fatigue, anxiety, exposure and ordeal during their five weeks attempting one of the world’s greatest, unsolved puzzles of alpinism: The unclimbed Southeast Ridge of Annapurna III (24,787′).

Sadly, Lama, Auer, and American climber Jess Roskelley were caught in a large avalanche on Howse Peak on Tuesday, April 16. They are presumed dead.