Documentary / Expedition Journal
This is the story, told by a journalist, of the first ascent of the Kanjut Sar I, in Karakorum in 1959 by the Valle d'Aosta guide Camillo Pellissier, member of one of an Italian expedition led by Guido Monzino and composed of 12 alpinists and 500 carriers carrying 22 tons of materials. The summit was reached on july 19 by Pellissier alone, who left camp 6 with Jean Bich who was stopped by gastric cramps. The film was directed by Guido Guerrasio and produced by Guido Monzino, the leader of the expedition.
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