VIDEO: INTERIEW WITH CONRAD ANKER AND JIMMY CHIN ON MERU, CLIMBING & MENTORSHIP

Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk became the first people to ascent the central summit of Meru that is capped by a sheer granite wall called the Shark’s Fin. The trio’s difficult and challenging journey in Garhwal Himalayas in India is brilliantly captured in  their film Meru, which won the audience award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival… Continue Reading


VIDEO: CONRAD ANKER & JIMMY CHIN ON MERU, CLICKING BABA & MANTRAS

Meru is a stunning and inspiring film that captures the gruelling and difficult journey of renowned mountaineers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk’s ascent of Mount Meru in Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand, India. The film won the audience award at the 2015 Sundance International Film Festival. How did the mountaineers prepare for their journey? What did… Continue Reading


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Film Notes: Meru

What is it about mountains that strikes that primordial chord of awe, wonder, respect and admiration?  These were the questions running through my mind as I sat in my comfortable seat and watched “Meru,” a mesmerizing and award-winning Sundance film. Meet Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk, three well-known and experienced climbers, who decide to climb one of… Continue Reading