Himalaya

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Bhutan: White Water

 

Join Steve Backshall in the foothills on the Himalaya, where he plans to kayak the last unrun river in Bhutan, which runs through the country’s steepest gorge. Before his attempt, Steve seeks blessing from a local Buddhist monastery.

 

 

 

HILLARY
Standing Tall

 

This six-part drama tells the story of Sir Edmund Hillary, who was the first climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, along with Tenzing Norgay. Hillary becomes fascinated with the Himalayas after reading about the range. After serving in the air force, he meets George Lowe, who becomes his lifelong friend and climbing partner.