115 minutes | Mar 4, 2021

Altitude Medicine Pt 1: It's All Downhill From Here

Get ready for a two part series on high altitude medicine in movies, where we will take you on the most amazing podcast expedition of your life!  Our special guest today, Steve Pearson, has actually summitted Everest! He joins us to discuss what movies got right and wrong about the climb.  This week we watched Vertical Limit, Everest, and The Man Who Skied Down Everest.  We discuss how close Chris O'Donnell is to nailing what it's like to climb with a pick axe!  Next week we will have another guest who has summitted Everest (!!!) and happens to be a world expert on altitude medicine.  So strap on your crampons and get ready for an exciting deep dive!  Or high climb!?
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