A portrait film of the mountain athlete Rasmus Kragh. Rasmus has a mission to become the first Dane ever to climb Mount Everest without artificial oxygen. Rasmus has twice tried to climb the mountain from the north, but bad weather conditions have forced him to interrupt his mission both at 8,600 meters.
In 2019 he returns to complete his mission – this time from the mountain’s southern side.
Special thanks to Danish Media and Journalism College
Elite runner, sergeant in the army, education in alpine outdoor life from Norway and ascents without artificial oxygen of several peaks over 8,000 meters, form the basis for the entrepreneur and climber Rasmus Kragh. Rasmus has among other things made the first Danish solo climb of the world’s northernmost 7,000 Khan Tengri, and has also passed two peaks over 8,000 meters – Cho Oyu and Manaslu.
Both ascents done alone, without support and without the use of artificial oxygen. Most recently, he has tried to reach the summit of Mount Everest from the north side, where he had to turn around at 8,600 meters only 250 meters from the top. The experiment was without artificial oxygen and without sherpa support.