Summit Fever (1996)

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  • Featuring

    Brian Blessed

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


In his sixtieth year, Brian Blessed makes a last attempt to climb Mount Everest. If he succeeded he would be the oldest climber to have done so but nineteen ninety-six proves to be the worst climbing season, claiming eleven lives in four weeks. The programme follows his attempts through treacherous weather conditions, as he tries to fulfil his dream of reaching the summit. (He failed to do so, but five of the team did reach the summit).

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