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Video: Skiing Shisha Pangma

Posted on the 31 May 2012 by Kungfujedi @Kungfujedi
Standing 8013 meters (26,289 ft) in height, Shisha Pangma is the 14th highest mountain in the world. In 2010, a group of four mountaineers that included Mark Fisher, Andy Tankersley, Todd Passey and Kim Havell traveled to the peak, which is found in Tibet, to not only climb it but make the first ski descent as well. That expedition resulted in the video below, which I came across this morning on the National Geographic Adventure Blog. In a post to that blog, which can be read here, Havell shares some of the details of their adventure, which sounds like it was truly epic in every sense of the word.
Enjoy this amazing short film that is guaranteed to put some adventure into your Thursday afternoon.

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