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Watch Lunag Ri with Conrad Anker’s Heart Attack

Already in 2016, David Lama and Conrad Anker had set out to climb Lunag Ri, a stunningly beautiful, unclimbed peak of 6.907 metres on the borderline between Nepal and Tibet.

As things didn’t go as planned the duo has to retreat just shy of the summit but returns one year later, determined to bring the project to an end.

Despite prime conditions and all the knowledge gathered during their last attempt, their endeavor is stopped rapidly with Anker ’s life dangling between life and death, leaving Lama with some tough decisions to make.

“My lips are numb and my left arm is numb,” said Anker. “And those are indications of a heart attack.

A gripping short film that documents the not-so-glamorous side of big mountain alpine climbing.