Bonington on death of Nick Escort

Title
Bonington on death of Nick Escort
Genre
Interview
TX Date
2 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:15
Description
Mountain climber and explorer Chris Bonington describes the events that led up to the death of fellow explorer Nick Escort while climbing K2 in the Himalayas. Bonington explains why mountain climbers such as himself and Doug Scott continue to climb mountains despite the risks. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Chris Bonington
Keywords
Deaths; Mountaineering expeditions; Mountains; Mountaineers; Mountaineering; Mountaineering accidents; Accidental death; Himalayas; Nick Escort; Doug Scott

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