Hosted by Sting and featuring music from his CD "Brand New Day"
Returning to Everest for his 13th expedition, world-renowned mountaineer Pete Athans attempts to be the first Westerner ever to summit Everest for a sixth time. In collaboration with National Geographic and armed with a GPS measuring device, Pete and The North Face Team make their ascent in a bid to not simply shatter a record but to measure the exact height of the tallest peak in the world.
See what it really takes to summit the world's tallest peak. Watch Charles Corfield and his team of scientists give detailed explanations of their experiments and equipment. Journey with Pete Athans and The North Face Team as they go about their daily life at basecamp, haggle for supplies in a market in Nanche, and receive blessings of safety in ancient Tibetan monasteries.