Video: Sherpa: Trouble on Everest Trailer

A new film called Sherpa: Trouble on Everest promises to give viewers a look at the demands and challenges that the Sherpa people face when leading expeditions on the tallest mountain on the planet. This video is a trailer for that film, which not only gives us a very personal account of what these strong and dedicated guides do for a living, but the toll it takes on their family as well. The film centers around the 2014 climbing season in particular, when 16 Sherpas lost their lives when an avalanche struck them while carrying supplies to Camp 1 on Everest. Judging from this preview, it looks like this will be a powerful and emotional film, as well as an important one for those in the mountaineering community to watch.

Sherpa (2015) Official Trailer from Felix Media on Vimeo.

Kraig Becker