2003 - USA )
Cho Oyu, West of Everest takes a candid look at the daily struggles associated with an expedition to climb the sixth highest mountain in the world. Although Cho Oyu has been dubbed one of the easiest 8,000-meter peaks to climb, in the rarified air at 26,906 feet, nothing comes easy. Follow this team of climbers as they reveal through their own words, the physical and mental barriers confronted throughout their journey. Although a small handful in this large expedition reaches the summit, a selfless rescue attempt ends in tragedy, proving that no 8,000-meter peak is easy.