The Man Who Skied Down Everest

Bruce Nyznik, Lawrence Schiller. 1975. Japan. vo Spanish. 86’

v Spanish

A Japanese skier ultimate dream was to literally ski down Mt Everest. He planned to ski some 8,000 feet down an icy glacier at a 40 to 45 degree angle, from the 26,000 foot level near the summit. This documentary chronicles this incredible feat and the tremendous task of climbing Everest itself. The narrator reads from the diary that the skier kept to record his experiences.