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Film: K6 West

Raphael Slawinski, Ian Welsted and Jesse Huey travel to Pakistan to climb K6 West. At the moment of their departure, they learn of the massacre at Nanga Parbat base camp. Each is now faced with a decision. As Jesse returns home, Raphael and Ian continue with the trip and ultimately stand on the 7,040-metre unclimbed summit.

“If you get good footage from an alpine climb, it really couldn’t have been that hard.” – Raphael Slawinski

First Ascent of K6 West

Piolets d’Or for Slawinski and Welsted