- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sd., col.
- Publisher: [United States] : Legacy Distribution, 1975.
- Distributor: Made available through hoopla
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Directed by Bruce Nyznik.
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Yuichiro Miura, Douglas Rain.
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the conquest of Mount Everest: This beautifully shot, Academy Award-winning film features adventurer, poet and world champion skier Yuichiro Miura in his attempt to ski down Mount Everest from its summit. A tragic icefall claims 6 lives, but the journey continues. The team climb to the South Col, 350 meters from the top, where Miura, with only skis and a parachute, puts his life in the hands of the Gods. His heart-stopping descent made history. Contains rare on-the-spot interviews with Sir Edmund Hillary.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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|Subject:||Miura, Yūichirō, 1932-
Skiers > Japan > Biography.
Skis and skiing.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) > Description and travel.
|Genre:||Video recordings for the hearing impaired.