Everest: Beyond the Limit, Season 2Closed Captioning
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Returning to the mountain for the second season we go deeper into the soul of the Everest experience. The climbers, a group of misfits and strangers, face up to the reality of risking their lives as they experience fear, hardship, exhaustion, disappointments, and triumph. We go deeper into the science of survival, deeper into the extreme conditions, and deeper into why Everest is the ultimate physical challenge. It's Everest as you've never seen it before.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoDream Chasers||Returning to the mountain for the second season we go deeper into the soul of the Everest experience. The climbers, a group of misfits and strangers face up to the reality of risking their lives.||43:35||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoOn the Ropes||Russell Brice sets his team on a five hour deadline to climb 2000 feet to the first high camp at the top of a punishing ice cliff. Two days later the expedition must climb even higher. Betsy has been allowed one last chance but is it a step too far?||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoJudgement Day||The team are at 24,500 feet - higher than anywhere outside the Himalayas - but the sun is beating down and it's incredibly hot. Even the fittest climbers are struggling with dehydration and exhaustion as they try to reach Camp 2.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoBeyond the Limit: World Record||The training and the acclimatisation climbs are over; the expedition leaves Base Camp heading for the summit. David Tait and Phurba Tashi are within hours of the summit, but even if they make it, they're only a quarter of the way through their challenge.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoLong Way Down||As Team One set off for the summit, Tim is last out of camp and taking his time on the first leg to Camp One. When Tim eventually arrives at Camp One, Russell tears into him over the radio and threatens to throw him off the team.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Death Zone||Team One fight their way to Camp 4 at 27,500 inside the Death Zone where their bodies are slowly dying from lack of oxygen. As they arrive they're met with the sight of a dead climber lying in the snow.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoBreaking Point||Five miles high in the Death Zone, Team One set off for the summit at midnight in minus 30 degrees, filmed by high intensity infra-red Sherpa Cams. But before the sun rises, Tim Medvetz falls and snaps two bones in his left hand. He's in big trouble.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoNow or Never||Summit day 2 proves exciting as asthmatic Mogens Jensen leaves Camp 4 on his fourth attempt to climb Everest. Also on his way to the top is 71-year-old Japanese climber, Katsusuke Yanagisawa, who will be the oldest person ever to summit if he makes it.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
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Loved the first season. So glad to see it back. GREAT SHOW
the first season was just great- i am so glad to see the show back again. very suspensful.
A real sleeper
I am not generally a fan of this particluar genre. Shows that depict these activities tend to be a bit slow and edited to give it an overbearing "vanilla" flavor. Not so with Everest, Season 2. I have been amazed at the raw footage as well as the candor between the participants. Camera work is outstanding, and unlike a lot of other similar shows, the raw, exposing nature of Everest S2 makes you want to develop ties to certain characters in that strange vicarious way. The biker who weighs in at 270 pounds at 6'4", the smaller and more agile sherpas, the expedition leader showing immense concern for his climbers, making decisions that are'nt always popular. Adding to the realism are the incredibly sad and haunting scenes of climbers who have died merely feet from the ascent/descent trails, their bodies still there as if literally frozen in time, a grim reminder of everything that could go terribly wrong. I have become a huge fan of Everest, S2, and i can only whole heartedly recommend this to anyone who enjoys raw, emotional, and uncut (except the annoying beep overs of swear words, when are they going to just let those be!!!) entertainment...