A month or so back NBC broadcast a special Jeep World of Adventure Sports on the Shared Summits K2 expedition. At the time, I shared my thoughts. In a nutshell, I thought it was very well done and had some great scenic shots.
If you missed the show, or would like to catch it again, you’re in luck. As NBC will be re-broadcasting it on Sunday, February 17th at 2:30PM EST/ 1:30PM CST. Chris Warner, who is part of the Shared Summits team, also sends along word that the show has been nominated for several Emmys for it’s camera work and editing, as well as a “Broadband Emmy” for it’s online streaming. NBC has continued to air the episode online since December and you can find it by clicking here.
Over all, I’d highly recommend catching the show if you have an interest in mountaineering and the really big mountains. They don’t come much bigger than K2, only Everest is taller, and it’s level of difficulty goes beyond all but a few others. My only knock on the show was that it seemed a bit short. The cover a lot ground in that hour, and it feels a bit rushed at times. Still, it’s great to see a show of this type on a major network, and it’s nice to see a mountain other than Everest being featured.
Set the DVR now. You’ll be happy you did.
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